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23 February 2017 ~ 0 Comments

Training for Activist Trainers

4pm Thursday 27th to 5pm Sunday 30th April at Save the Children office, 33 Lincoln Square South, Carlton. Register here by the 12th of April.  Plan to Win is offering an intensive 3.5 day train-the-trainer workshop for people keen to facilitate and educate in social movement contexts. The workshop will focus on developing skills to […]

31 January 2017 ~ 0 Comments

Activist Wellbeing Retreat

5pm Friday 17 – 3pm Sunday 19 March at Rocklyn Yoga Ashram, Daylesford, Victoria. Join us for the first retreat of this kind, specially crafted for activists. This retreat will: Provide space outside of everyday life for activists to relax and reflect Help activists connect with their whole selves, be in their bodies and aware […]

17 January 2017 ~ 0 Comments

MCN: Radical resistance at La ZAD

MCN: Radical resistance at La ZAD

Hear from a visiting French activist about the inspiring struggle to stop an airport and save farms and forests. For over 50 years, farmers and locals have resisted the building of a new airport for the French city of Nantes (which by the way already has one). Now in these rich fields, forests and wetlands, […]

11 December 2016 ~ 0 Comments

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

30 October 2016 ~ 0 Comments

MCN: Workers’ rights for campaigners

MCN: Workers’ rights for campaigners

We all know progressive organisations that don’t have a great track record in terms of working conditions. There can be a disjunct between stated values (equality! justice! respect!) and the treatment of workers. What can we do to make sure our organisations and allies walk their talk? This session will: * explore trends in employment […]

19 October 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Apply Now: Activist Educator Traineeship

Apply Now: Activist Educator Traineeship

An intensive learning and development program in the skills to provide training and facilitation in a social movement context. Australian social movements need skilled trainers and facilitators. Plan to Win is a consultancy focused on supporting the effectiveness of Australian social movements through training, facilitation and mentoring. A key focus in 2017 is developing other […]

25 April 2016 ~ 0 Comments

MCN: Sustaining Activism

MCN: Sustaining Activism

A relaxing session that will share new ideas and tools for activist wellbeing. Holly Hammond (Plan to Win and Plan to Thrive) recently travelled to the UK and Spain for a research trip about activist health and wellbeing. Her trip included: Participating in Sustaining Our Activism: Building Resilient Communities – a week long residential retreat […]

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 […]