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.

 

Get ready for club fair!

tuesday september 27, 2022
7:00pm-7:30pm ET / 4:00pm-4:30pm PT

30 minutes

It’s back to school season, and that means it’s time for Club Fair! AIUSA Peer Trainers will provide tips and tricks for one of the most important outreach opportunities for your student group. You’ll leave with ideas for your group to implement not only for Club Fair, but that you can also use throughout the year.

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creative activism

tuesday september 27, 2022
6:30pm-7:00pm ET / 3:30pm-4:00pm PT

30 minutes

As an Amnesty group, you want to make sure your work has a real impact — and we also want our work to stand 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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event planning

wednesday september 28, 2022
6:30pm-7:00pm ET / 3:30pm-4:00pm PT

30 minutes

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. AIUSA Peer Trainers will provide details for each step with examples, and you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and share ideas with other student group leaders.

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rUNNING YOUR GROUP

WEDNESDAY september 28, 2022
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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REcruitment & retention

thursday september 29, 2022
8:00pm-9:00pm ET / 5:00pm-6:00pm 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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Get ready for club fair!

monday October 3, 2022
6:30pm-7:00pm ET / 3:30pm-4:00pm PT

30 minutes

It’s back to school season, and that means it’s time for Club Fair! AIUSA Peer Trainers will provide tips and tricks for one of the most important outreach opportunities for your student group. You’ll leave with ideas for your group to implement not only for Club Fair, but that you can also use throughout the year.

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running meetings

Tuesday october 4, 2022
7:00pm-7:30pm ET / 4:00pm-4:30 PT

30 minutes

AIUSA Peer Trainers will review the key components to running engaging and productive meetings for your student group. You’ll leave able to build a plan for your meetings depending on the purpose and outcome specific to that meeting, and have the opportunity to ask questions and share ideas with other student group leaders.

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leadership roles

WEDNESDAY october 5, 2022
8:30pm-9:00pm ET / 5:30pm-6:00pm PT

30 minutes

It’s back to school season, and that means it’s time for Club Fair! AIUSA Peer Trainers will provide tips and tricks for one of the most important outreach opportunities for your student group. You’ll leave with ideas for your group to implement not only for Club Fair, but that you can also use throughout the year.

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