[Blackstudies-l] Sept. 29 organizing workshop for students

Emilye Crosby crosby at geneseo.edu
Sun Sep 24 15:25:32 EDT 2017


Hello all,

Please spread the word about this upcoming workshop, led by two skilled community organizers from the DC area. The workshop is intended to help student activists further develop their organizing skills. The workshop is free, but space is limited. Deadline for applications is extended to Tuesday, Sept. 26, 4pm. 

Here’s a link to the very quick application. https://goo.gl/forms/5K8X5ljAgT3ZdDVn1 <https://goo.gl/forms/5K8X5ljAgT3ZdDVn1>
> On Sep 20, 2017, at 9:58 AM, Emilye Crosby <crosby at geneseo.edu> wrote:
> 
> Organizing Workshop for Students—Sept. 29, 4:30-6:30pm!!
> 
> What’s on your mind? Interested in JUSTICE?
> 
> Want to learn about organizing?
> 
>           ~Building relationships/picking an issue and how its connected to building      relationships/one on ones
> 
>          ~Identifying and Developing Leaders
> 
>          ~Building a Core or Leadership Team, or Coalition/democratic decision     making
> 
>          ~Deciding on your Strategy / use of strategy chart
> 
> Apply to attend a workshop with experienced organizers, Betty Garman Robinson and Dominic Moulden (info about Robinson and Moulden below.)
> 
> Applications due Sept. 25 by 8am. Fill out an application here: 
> 
> https://goo.gl/forms/5K8X5ljAgT3ZdDVn1 <https://goo.gl/forms/5K8X5ljAgT3ZdDVn1>
> For more information and an application, contact Prof. Emilye Crosby: Crosby at geneseo.edu <mailto:Crosby at geneseo.edu> or Prof. Justin Behrend: Behrend at geneseo.edu <mailto:Behrend at geneseo.edu> or see Black Studies at Geneseo: https://www.geneseo.edu/abs <https://www.geneseo.edu/abs>
> Organizers Betty Garman Robinson and Dominic Moulden will draw on their extensive experiences in working for real and transformative change (not just tinkering with the existing system) in working with student activists. Robinson began her activist work as a college student, later joining SNCC (the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee), <https://snccdigital.org/people/betty-garman-robinson/> the organization of young people that spearheaded organizing in the Deep South during the Civil Rights Movement. This experience helped shape her subsequent experiences as she has remained active and committed to working for justice. Her current work is with Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ), calling white people in to work for racial justice. Moulden has extensive experience in community organizing and affordable housing development <http://nyf.org/balm-in-gilead/dominic-moulden/>. He has been the Resource Organizer for Organizing Neighborhood Equity – ONE DC <http://www.onedconline.org/> (and its predecessor Manna Community Development Corporation) since 1997. Throughout his career, Moulden has led programs designed to encourage democratic social and economic development in the Shaw neighborhood of Northwest, DC. For more about Moulden’s work, see here. <http://shelterforce.org/2004/05/01/dominic-moulden/>
> Emilye Crosby
> Professor of History
> Coordinator of Black Studies
> crosby at geneseo.edu <mailto:crosby at geneseo.edu>
> Sturges Hall 13L
> 1 College Circle
> Geneseo, NY 14454
> 

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