Learn the overall framework for organizing your community towards equity at this introductory session.
Community organizing has long been the engine to fuel change and movements around the world. If you have a desire to make an impact in your community, this is a great place to start.
Join this interactive workshop to get the framework for organizing and hear from fellow LEE members about how they’ve used organizing skills in their communities in pursuit of equity. You’ll begin to discover ways to get started in your community today.
We encourage you to apply if you are:
Dates: Spring 2024
Time: 90 minutes
Registration Deadline: TBD
“My biggest takeaway from this workshop was that community organizing is about putting power in the hands of the people to enact change and make positive impact in their communities. I like to think of it as empowered people empowering other people.”
Daniel Russell began his professional career in education as a high school Spanish teacher in Baltimore. He has worked as a school leader, college access director, and led a school turnaround organization helping to improve underperforming schools in New York. He now serves as our Director of Civic Leadership Development. As the co-founder of a mentoring organization rooted in the practice of improving opportunities for young men of color, Daniel brings a passion for youth development as an impetus to his equity building work at LEE.
Questions? Contact LEE Coordinator Kristie Hamilton for details.