Participatory Facilitation: A Healthy Approach to Reaching Your Goals


January 29, 2019
9:00am - 3:30pm


The NonProfit Center
89 South Street
Boston, MA 02111


CSIO Staff: Kevin Whalen, Luz Zambrano and Judenie Dabel


The Co-Directors of the Center to Support Immigrant Organizing will share their framework of participatory facilitation and how this work can create settings and conversations that cultivate leadership among people impacted by social injustice.

Learning Objectives

Participants will learn how to:

Make participation more equitable in groups

  • Help groups come to decisions via participatory practice
  • Use active listening as a critical leadership tool
  • Surmount common challenges to equitable participation

Target Audience

This workshop is targeted to people who are trying to build equitable organizations or community initiatives that promote social change. Organizers and leaders of color who are trying to develop participatory and community leadership in their groups and communities are particularly encouraged to attend.

About the Trainers

CSIO Co-Founders and Co-Directors have extensive experience in community and labor organizing with immigrant populations. Luz Zambrano has worked as a labor organizer, community organizer, immigration counselor and project director for a number of labor and community groups. Kevin Whalen has worked as an organizer and director of community organizations based in immigrant and low-income populations. They have extensive work and volunteer experience in multiple community and labor organizations that work for grassroots change.

You can receive a 15% discount by writing CSIO15 when you go on the tickets page and click ‘Enter Promotional Code’ at the top right side of the page. 

Registration fee: 

$109 (Full day, lunch is included)

Type of event: 

Partner Events

Learning area: 

Commun. Org. & Planning
Nonprofit Governance


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