Latest Past Events

Youth Empowerment Project – Fall Online Series

Young people are encouraged to attend this interactive series of online workshops to be introduced to the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) and each other, discover the personal stories and issues that call them to act, and enable them to recruit a team of fellow youth to launch a campaign within the upcoming spring semester. This will be a diverse learning space centering youth voices and the power of organizing in achieving the changes they want! YEP is a youth organizing school that supports young people in visioning, drafting, and executing the strategic campaigns they feel motivated to work on, addressing [...]

Organizing Workshop – Milwaukee, WI

Brookfield Conference Center 325 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield

Leadership is about accepting responsibility for enabling others to achieve shared purpose in the face of uncertainty. During these 3.5 days, participants will have the opportunity to work with peers and leaders from across the country to develop capacity for effective community leadership. Participants will learn five core leadership practices: How to articulate a story of why you were called to lead, a story of those whom you hope to mobilize, and a story of action: self, us, and now. How to build intentional relationships as the foundation of purposeful collective actions. How to structure your team with shared purpose, [...]


WiLD Academy – Online Course

Application Deadline is Monday, January 10th at 5:00 p.m. CST (spots are limited and priority will be given to groups of 3-8 people with an organizing project). Organizing for this Moment  As we continue to make sense of our lives during the challenges posed by this pandemic, it’s natural to feel paralyzed by fear and isolation. Yet, within this time of great uncertainty—not only concerning public health, but how we prepare for a new year with so much at stake—there are opportunities to come together and inspire leadership. Since in-person training and building community across our causes continue to be [...]