IAF Training

This introductory training provides content based on the philosophy and practices developed by the Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF), which builds on lessons from over 70 years of organizing experience. It assists organizers where they live - their communities. The training provides a foundation for organizers to learn about what community organizing is and why to use a community organizing approach in their work. It includes:

  • What is community organizing and why use a community organizing approach
  • The organizing cycle
  • Relational meetings
  • Listening sessions
  • Problems vs. Issues
  • Power over vs. Power with
  • Negotiations and actions to obtain concrete and winnable outcomes

 

Upcoming Training Dates

Spokane Alliance

February 22nd and 24th, March 1st, 3rd, and 8th
6:00 – 8:00 PM (PST)

Contact: [email protected]

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Metropolitan Alliance for Common Good (Portland) & Sound Alliance

March 5th, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (PST)
March 6th, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (PST)
March 13th, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (PST)

Contact: [email protected]

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Sound Alliance

March 19th, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (PST)
March 20th, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (PST)
March 27th, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (PST)

Contact: [email protected]

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Calgary Alliance for the Common Good

April 12th, 14th, 19th, 21st, and 26th
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (MST)

Contact: [email protected]

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Greater Edmonton Alliance for the Common Good

May 19th and 26th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (MST)

Contact: [email protected]

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Common Good Missoula

June 8th, 10th, 15th, 17th, 22nd
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (MST)

Contact: [email protected]

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