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Unexpected Irony in Town Hall on Media and Democracy

Unexpected Irony in Town Hall on Media and Democracy

The text of my my “My Turn” column in the Daily Item. Link to original (you only get five free articles per month). Note: You can see what ACT has done to promote greater news literacy through our “Getting Smart About the News Training.” My […]

Getting Smart About the News

Getting Smart About the News

Getting Smart About the News: We are bombarded all day with “messages” and need specific tools to sort it all out. Trainer: Mary Jean Moser Source of featured photo: https://www.rappler.com/technology/163613-fake-news-quiz Get Smart about the News Slides PDF version

Analyzing and Strategizing a Successful Social Movement

Analyzing and Strategizing a Successful Social Movement

This is the resource page for analyzing and strategizing a successful social movement.

Trainers: Penn, Jordi

NEXT Training: September 25, 2017.  CommunityZone in Lewisburg.

Summary: We can build a strong progressive movement for change but it takes on-going active strategizing and planning.

Readings

Workshop Overview

The Power of NonViolent Action

MAP Strategic Framework

MAP Social Movement Charts

Video (coming)

Planning a Demonstration

Planning a Demonstration

How to plan a demonstration, from logisitcs, to legalities, to chants and music. Trainers: Chip, Cynthia

Facilitating Meetings

Facilitating Meetings

Facilitating Meetings: We go to a lot of meetings, so let’s make them efficient and fun. Trainers: Penn, Jordi Workshop Handout  

Hate Groups and Free Speech- Reflection 5

Hate Groups and Free Speech- Reflection 5

Obviously, the events in Charlottesville were alarming.  Does the emergence of a new wave of hate groups and White supremacy mean we should think differently about free speech?

Fake vs Real News- Reflection 3

Fake vs Real News- Reflection 3

We can also help your group navigate the confusing world of real vs fake news.

WordPress Resources at SiteGround

WordPress Resources at SiteGround

WordPress is an award-winning web software, used by millions of webmasters worldwide for building their website or blog. SiteGround is proud to host this particular WordPress installation and provide users with multiple resources to facilitate the management of their WP websites: Expert WordPress Hosting SiteGround […]

Trainers Aren’t Just Born- Reflection 2

Trainers Aren’t Just Born- Reflection 2

We also offer train-the-trainers workshops.  Because good trainers aren’t just an accident…

Networks Matter- Reflection 1

Networks Matter- Reflection 1

We know networks matter. They are often described as the unseen social infrastructure of collective action. Jordi Comas, ACT trainer, can lead your group in how to assess and improve your networks.