People Power: Successful Strategies to Avoid Burnout and Build Sustainable Projects
Room: HM 433
How many times have you seen projects that start out strong with a committed leader or small group of people, only to fizzle out when those few people move on to other things? Community projects that rely on volunteer commitments can be an incredible force for change within a community, but they also face a number of challenges. In this workshop we’ll discuss the pros and cons of volunteer run projects. Learn how to anticipate the challenges and set your project up for success over the long haul.
What Is Popular Education? An Introduction to Just Food's Approach to Training and Organizing
Room: HM 150
Since 2004, Just Food has trained hundreds of workshop leaders, facilitators, and organizers through our Training of Trainers intensive using popular education techniques. Come learn what popular education is and get a taste for how you can use popular education techniques to facilitate more interactive, engaging, and participatory workshops, meetings, and campaigns.
Nuts & Bolts: Organizational and Project Development