Building powerful, knowledgable leaders to win change is central to the mission of Community Renewal Society. Civic Action offers regular training opportunities for member congregations and outside leaders and organizations.
3 Day Organizing Training
Community Renewal Society's flagship 3 Day training teaches participants to understand key organizing principles, how their faith and values impact those principles, and how to build the skills and understanding to become an effective public leader and organizer for change. Presented in a highly interactive and agitational setting, this training will invite you to challenge your assumptions, expand your skills, and grow as a leader. Sessions include:
Our next trainings are are Thursday, February 21- Saturday, February 23 and Wednesday, June 26 – Friday, June 28. The training runs from 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM the first two days and 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM on the third day. The cost is only $300. Sponsored leaders from member congregations should contact their organizers for a discounted rate. For more information contact Alex Wiesendanger, firstname.lastname@example.org, (312) 673-3840.
Confronting Pharoah: A Congregational Justice Training
Offered to member congregations in two sessions of two and a half hours each, this training provides congregations with the basic skills to build relationships, power, and new justice ministries in their congregations. Civic Action staff will bring this training to congregations with at least 20 people ready to get trained.
Session I covers:
Session II covers:
Congregations should contact their local organizer if they are interested in hosting a training.