Foundations of Community Organising - August 2020

Foundations of Community Organising - August 2020

Foundations of Community Organising:

The training is based on the philosophy and practices developed by the Industrial Areas Foundation in over 65 years of successful organising experience. 

This training institute will be held in seven online modules as follows: 

Wed, August 12:

  • 9.15-11.30am: Introduction to Community Organising
  • 12.30-2pm: Public Pressures and Exploring Our Stories

Tues, August 18:

  • 9.15-11am: Power: Power With, and Power Over
  • 11.30am-1pm: Relational Meetings

Wed, August 19:

  • 9.15-11am: Listening Campaigns and Table Talks
  • 12-1.30pm: Research, Action, Power Analysis, and Next Steps

Wed, August 26:

  • 12-2pm: Community of Practice


It is necessary for all attendees to commit to attending all sessions. 


Topics at the 2 Day Foundations training include:

  • Community Organising:  based on the history and tradition of our religious, union and community organisations
  • Relational Organising:  individual relational meetings, listening assemblies, research, negotiation and action
  • Strengthening our Organisations: building a culture that is relational, action oriented and reflective/learning
  • Using Relational Power in the public sphere to take collaborative action on common issues


There is no cost to attendees who are members of partner organisations in the Alliance, although we ask a $10 donation for lunch each day.

August 12, 2020 at 9:00am - August 26, 2020
Online Training
Stephen Secomb · · 0414 436 286

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