Grassroots Organizing 101
Tuesday, September 16 | 8:30PM EDT
Want to create change in your community but don't know how to get started? Join us as we learn from an experienced organizer who can help you identify first steps. You will learn the three principles of effective organizing, skills for deliberate relationship building, and tips for recruiting fellow change agents. You will walk out of this session with the confidence to start organizing your community for change.
Currently a Senior Organizer at American Jewish World Service, Rachel Ackoff works to mobilize American Jews and other supporters of human rights to advocate for policies that will improve the lives of women, girls, and LGBT people in the developing world through the We Believe campaign. Previously, Rachel served as the Associate Washington Representative for the Sierra Club’s Labor and Trade Program, and as the Electoral Project Director at United States Student Association, the nation’s oldest, largest, and most diverse student organization. Rachel completed a dual masters in Nonprofit Management and Jewish Studies at NYU as a Truman Scholar, Wexner Fellow, and Lisa Goldberg Fellow. During her time at NYU, Rachel did organizing fellowships with Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, Manhattan Together and South Bronx Churches, and Kav LaOved, an Israeli workers' rights organization.
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