Community Organising

10 April 2018 ~ 0 Comments

Organising to Win: Scaling Up & Stepping Up

From March to May Plan to Win is running the Organising to Win course. A maximum of 5 additional participants are invited to join the OTW cohort for the May workshop – sign up by 27 April. Organising is being increasingly embraced by many groups working for social and ecological justice. There is a growing recognition […]

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25 January 2018 ~ 0 Comments

Organising to Win

Organising to Win is a training course for organisers delivered over two weekend workshops and one midpoint evening session.  An accessible training course for organisers in a range of social movements. Organising to Win will equip you with foundational knowledge and skills and a supportive network. Organising is being increasingly embraced by many groups working for […]

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06 December 2017 ~ 0 Comments

Training Skills for Action Groups

9am-5pm, Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 February 2018 in Carlton, Victoria. A thorough grounding in training skills in a social movement context with a particular focus on tools and activities to help volunteer action groups really power. Teams of grassroots activists are crucial to scaling up people power and having impact in key campaigns. These […]

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30 November 2017 ~ 0 Comments

Becky Bond on Big Organising

Becky Bond joined India Prior (Plan to Win) and a large enthusiastic crowd for a discussion of big organising on Tuesday 28 November 2017. The big organising approach utilised in the Bernie Sanders campaign offers several valuable rules to scale up your efforts, empower members and supporters, and catch the fire of momentum. Becky Bond […]

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21 November 2017 ~ 0 Comments

MCN: Big Organising with Becky Bond

Do you want to build people power to win? The big organising approach utilised in the Bernie Sanders campaign offers several valuable rules to scale up your efforts, empower members and supporters, and catch the fire of momentum. Becky Bond is co-author of Rules for Revolutionaries: How Big Organizing Can Change Everything. She served as […]

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19 November 2017 ~ 0 Comments

Save the dates! 2018 workshops

Here’s the public workshops Plan to Win has planned for the first half of 2018. In addition to public workshops, customised training is available for organisations, campaigns and alliances. We provide intensive training of trainers and can work with you to develop your own training programs and other capacity building projects. Plan to Win also […]

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18 September 2017 ~ 0 Comments

MCN: Critical Consciousness Building

How do we get woke and stay woke? This Melbourne Campaigners’ Network session looks at a key issue in organising: how do we become aware of oppression and motivated to do something about it, and how do we support others on the same path? Critical consciousness, or consciousness raising, is a practice for building analysis […]

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13 July 2017 ~ 0 Comments

Brisbane Action Group Training

This August Plan to Win presents Training for Action Group Trainers and collaborates with local trainers, organisers and campaigners to present the Brisbane Activist Skillshare. Participants at the 2016 Training for Activist Trainers. Training for Action Group Trainers Saturday 5th August, 9am-5pm GetUp office, 3/15 Lamington St Newfarm, Brisbane A one day workshop focused on […]

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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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23 February 2016 ~ 1 Comment

Training as Organising

Holly Hammond and Karrina Nolan recently ran Training for Activist Trainers, a 2.5 day workshop focused on training skills for social movement contexts. During the workshop we talked about a continuum in training – from workshops which are participant driven without defined outcomes to those which explicitly aim to get people to a certain place […]

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