“The program doesn’t just teach you about leadership. It lets you learn how to act, take action and make a difference in the world.” Nikolas Koschany
“I now have a story to share, a call to action to promote, and the concrete skills to turn my organizing aspirations into a reality” Talia Bronstein
"This workshop has been a launching pad in developing my campaign and has provided an on-the-ground toolbox with which I can use immediately.” Talena Jackson-Martineau
"If you feel powerfully about something and do not know where to start making a difference, this is for you!” - Former Participant
Do you want to make change in your community?
We will teach you the best practices from social movements that have made history by organizing their communities with smart strategies by developing deep relationships to do the impossible.
It is regularly offered on a weekend during the Winter, Summer, and Fall semesters.
The Building Skills for Change program is a two-day program to give you the skills to organize your own community. We will give you tools to:
Olivia Chow, Distinguished Visiting Professor at Ryerson, supported by a team of experienced organizers and instructors. Read Olivia's bio here.
Where is the Curriculum from?
Spaces are limited, and acceptance to the program will be based on a review of the application form.
Friday June 10, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday June 11, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday June 12, 9:45 am – 5:00 pm
Held at Ryerson University (350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canaada M5B2K3)