Basics of Community Organizing


February 28, 2019
9:00am - 4:00pm


Tent City Community Room
130 Dartmouth Street
Boston, MA 02116


Angela Kelly, Senior Associate for Justice Education

Registration for this event is full. Please contact Fehintola Abioye ( with any questions. 

This training course will provide participants with an introduction to the basic principles and practices of organizing. The Training will address several fundamental elements of community organizing including:

  • Basic concepts of community organizing.
  • Differences between organizing, direct service, and advocacy approaches.
  • Identifying, recruiting, and supporting emerging leaders.

Participants will also have an opportunity to discuss specific organizing challenges and opportunities they are facing in their own communities. The training will be an intensive, hands-on session, with a mix of brief presentations, role plays, and small group discussions.

Registration deadline: 

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Registration fee: 

Regular: $100; Student/Americorps/Intern: $50

Type of event: 

MKI Training

Learning area: 

Commun. Org. & Planning