Ahel flagship workshops:
1- Community organizing and leadership of collective action Workshop
The Community Organizing workshop can expand from 3 days to 7 days. It introduces participants to shared and distributed leadership as well as community organizing methodology for leading collective action campaigns or movements. Depending on the duration of the workshop, it introduces and trains the participants on 6 main practices:
1. coaching leadership, 2. public narrative, 3. recruitment and commitment relationships, 4. strategy including power analysis, theory of change, and tactics development, 5. strong team formation and expanding in multiple teams, 6. motivational task design and setting metrics. These workshops are designed for those engaged in grassroot public action or those interested in evolving their leadership skills although not currently leading a campaign or part of a movement. The workshops invoke the head, heart, and hands of the participants. It is designed to be experiential as the participants apply their learning on a campaign of their choice – real or simulation. The workshop sets the participants in groups of 7 and each group has a training facilitator from Ahel at their table. 70% of the workshop time is in team work. At the end of the workshop, the participants leave with leadership practices, motivation for action, and a campaign story, strategy and structure.