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Welcome Trainers!

Welcome Trainers!

Hi-  Our website can be like these farmers discussing the events of the day! So this is just the beginning.  You can find here the Be Active Be Engaged calendar. We wil have access to our google drive folders. We will have training descriptions and […]

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 […]

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

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WordPress tutorial and knowledgebase articles

WordPress is considered an easy to work with software. Yet, if you are a beginner you might need some help, or you might be looking for tweaks that do not come naturally even to more advanced users. SiteGround WordPress tutorial includes installation and theme change instructions, management of WordPress plugins, manual upgrade and backup creation, and more. If you are looking for a more rare setup or modification, you may visit SiteGround Knowledgebase.

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SiteGround experts not only develop various solutions for WordPress sites, but also create unique designs that you could download for free. SiteGround WordPress themes are easy to customize for the particular use of the webmaster.

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.