Activist Toolbox Trainings

Activist Toolbox trainings are designed by youth, for youth. From recruitment to running meetings, club fair to creative activism, and so much more, these sessions will give your group the skills they need to build strong groups that take effective action for human rights! Don’t see what you’re looking for? Email [email protected] to suggest a training or ask for additional resources. Note that all times below are listed first in Eastern time and then Pacific time.

Join us for AIUSA’s upcoming Refueling Your Group series to kick off the Spring Semester:

 

rUNNING YOUR GROUP

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2023
8:00pm-9:15pm ET / 5:00pm-6:15pm PT

75 min deep dive

AIUSA Peer Trainers will cover leadership structures, running meetings, and making an action plan for your group. You’ll leave with ideas and strategies for running your group, and have the opportunity to ask questions and share ideas with other Amnesty student group leaders. This session is perfect for new groups or new leadership teams as it will cover multiple topics in depth.

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Taking Action: From Event Planning to Creative Activism

wednesday, February 8, 2023
7:30pm-8:30pm ET / 4:30pm-5:30pm PT

60 min deep dive

From tabling to film screenings, from hosting speakers to photo actions, carrying out human rights events is a core part of your student group’s work! This session will cover the five mains steps of event planning, from crafting your vision to evaluating your work — and everything in between. Then, we’ll cover how to make sure your work stands out! How can you develop your actions and events in a way that is both effective and creative? In this session, AIUSA Peer Trainers will review what makes a tactic effective, and then provide several examples of creative ideas. You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and share ideas with other student group leaders.

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REcruitment & retention

Monday, february 13, 2023
7:30pm-8:30pm ET / 4:30pm-5:30pm PT

60 minute deep dive

AIUSA Peer Trainers will cover the five steps required to both recruit and retain activists to your student group. You’ll leave with ideas and examples for your group to implement in each of the five steps, and have the opportunity to ask questions and share ideas with other student group leaders.

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