Leadership Intensive Fundamentals of Community Organizing

2-day Fundamentals of Organizing Leadership Training


St. Francis Xavier Church, 420 West Pine Missoula. Park in the parking lot behind the church in any space marked "church." 


Wednesday, May 29th : 9am to 4pm
Thursday, May 30th: 9am to 4pm

Lunch provided both days, along with snacks, coffee, and beverages please email Amber at [email protected] if you have any dietary restrictions. 

This event is designed to provide folks with the necessary skills and knowledge to become effective community leaders and understand the basics of broad-based community organizing.

This training is interactive and engaging, with opportunities to practice telling stories, building relationships, and negotiating. Participants will have the chance to engage with experienced community organizers and learn from their expertise. They will learn how to build relationships, analyze power dynamics, identify key issues, and create effective action plans and more.

Overall, this two-day institute equips community members with the skills and knowledge to understand the importance of the role of civic society in a healthy local Democracy. 

One recent past participant said in evaluation, “I thought I’d be bored and this would be a lecture style. I was engaged and I have a lot of ideas and excitement now.” Another said, “I have never been in a space where I felt like I could really be myself and my ideas mattered. Thank you for taking me seriously.”  People generally leave feeling stirred up and excited to get to belong to our community.

The event will be held at St. Francis Xavier Church, 420 West Pine in Reidy Hall (basement) Use the ground level door on the west side of the church. Lunch and snacks will be provided for all attendees. 

If you are interested in attending this event, please visit our website to register. Space is limited, so we encourage you to register as soon as possible. If you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Stipends available with need upon completion of the two-day training

Childcare assistance is possible. Please let your core team leader or an organizer know if this would support you attending training.

May 29, 2024 at 9:00am - May 31, 2024
St. Francis Xavier Church
420 West Pine
Missoula, MT 59802
United States
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Lisa Davey · · 406-240-4105

Will you come?