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Training for Trainers
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Since 1996, we have trained more than 6,000 youth and community organizers, educators, and activists in radical political education and essential organizing skills. Training for Trainers builds upon SOUL's many years of training, curriculum, and facilitation experience, to develop the capacity of organizations to train their own staff, members, & leaders.

"Education is the property of no one. It belongs to the people as a whole. And if education is not given to the people, they will have to take it." - Che Guevara

SOUL Training for Trainers in Oakland, California
May 13, 14, & 15
9am-6pm


Pre-registration Required

Please apply online at the link above. Application deadline is Friday, March 28, 2014.

Training for Trainers builds upon SOUL's 15 years of training, curriculum, and facilitation experience to develop the capacity of organizations to build the leadership of their own staff & members via education work. Participants will be trained in popular education theory and practice, using SOUL's most widely-used introductory political education curriculum. This 3-day training is designed for experienced facilitators who want to improve their skills, and for newer facilitators who want to develop them.

Topics covered will include:

  • Understanding popular education
  • Tailoring curriculum
  • Facilitation do's and don'ts
  • Dealing with difficult situations
  • Working with a co-trainer
  • Deconstructing difficult topics
  • Curriculum development and documentation
  • Evaluation
  • Hands-on facilitation practice

Participants will receive SOUL's introductory political education workshop manual & Training for Trainers curriculum binder, as well as a light breakfast and lunch for all three days. Training fees range from $200 to $690, and are determined on a sliding scale based on organizational budget or individual income.

Please click on the appropriate "Apply Online" link above to submit your application. This training is limited, so please do apply early! The application deadline is Friday, March 28, 2014. People of color, people from working class communities, women and queer people are especially encouraged to attend. Contact SOUL at t4t@schoolofunityandliberation.org with questions or for more information.