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When:   February 15, 2009 4:00pm-6:00pm
Where:   SJN Room, Dwight Hall
Price:   free
Type:   Meeting

Community Organizing 101: Sunday, February 15 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm; Dwight Hall, SJN Room. Come join Jews for Justice, the Dwight Hall Social Justice Network, and leaders of other groups across campus for an interactive training on community organizing offered by the Jewish Organizing Initiative (JOI). We will focus in on the tool of telling and sharing stories as a way to build relationships, grow organizations, and gain power to win campaigns. The workshop is open to all - student leaders interested in strengthening their work on campus and those considering social change work beyond their college years are welcome and encouraged to attend. Following the workshop, students are invited to stay for a brief info session on the Jewish Organizing Initiative fellowship, a year long training program in community organizing based in Boston, MA. The training and info session will be led by Lauren Jacobson '08, current fellow at the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization; Rachel Bedick, current fellow at the Community Action Agency of Somerville; and Anne Fox, JOI alumna and organizer at UNITE-HERE Local 26. Food will be provide. RSVP to This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript .

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