December, 2016

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Save the dates! 2017 Workshops

There’s a big year of activist training coming up! WELA leadership program – May to October (deadline for applications 10 February) Activist Wellbeing Retreat – March 17-19 Training for Activist Trainers – April 27-30 Brisbane Activist Training – August 5-6 Activist Coaching Skills – September 9-10 Decolonizing Solidarity Bookclub – various dates Melbourne Campaigners’ Network […]

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11 December 2016 ~ 0 Comments

No Shortcuts to Building Power

What’s on your summer reading list? Joel Dignam whets our appetites with this review of Jane McAlevey’s ‘No Shortcuts: Organising for Power in the Gilded Age’. “Organising”, says Jane McAlevey, “is fundamentally about having hard conversations with people and not running away from hard issues.” Her latest book, No Shortcuts: Organizing for Power in the […]

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09 December 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Campaigners’ Working Rights

Do progressive organisations have a responsibility to live their values in their workplaces? Can campaigning organisations demand progressive change without demonstrating that we adhere to its basic values – treating people with dignity, people having the right to be involved in decisions that affect them, acting together in our collective interests? Clare Ozich from Australian […]

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