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Practitioner Trainings KURVE Wustrow, Center for Training and Networking in Nonviolent Action, Germany

September 30th 2019 – November 15th, 2019 €750 – €1500 We are pleased to offer seven different trainings during September – November 2019, namely: Strategising Nonviolent Change Date: 30th September – 4th October Counselling in Trauma and Stress Date: 7th – 11th October Security Management Date: 14th – 18th October Managing Teams and Organisations Date: 21st –...

Practitioner Training KURVE Wustrow: Strategising Nonviolent Change

Objectives Participants are able to apply selected tools for the analysis of the dynamics of nonviolent social conflict in their own contexts; to think more strategically, i.e. formulating goals, steps and demands of nonviolent social movements; to reflect and more systematically manage risks and opportunities.   From Gandhi to the ‘Arab Spring’, from the anti-nuclear movement to the struggle...

Call for Applications – NYC Summer School on Global Bioethics, Human Rights and Public Policy

New York City | July 8 – 19, 2019 GLOBAL BIOETHICS, HUMAN RIGHTS & PUBLIC POLICY Global Bioethics Initiative (GBI), in collaboration with Pre-Health Professions at Hunter College, invite students and professionals worldwide to attend the International Bioethics Summer School to be held at Hunter College.  Join us for this one-of-a-kind educational opportunity! Contact Ana Lita at alita@globalbioethics.org...

Book Talk: How the 1% Manipulate Our Understanding of What’s Happening, What’s Right & What’s Possible

Join Wooden Shoe Books & the Divest Philly from the War Machine Coalition for a free book talk event with Philly-based author Roy Eidelson about his book, Political Mind Games: How the 1% Manipulate Our Understanding of What’s Happening, What’s Right, and What’s Possible. Roy explains how we can recognize – and counter – the manipulative appeals that the 1% use...

Community Organizing for Social Change (training course)

Taught by Mark Chupp This course focuses on how to design and facilitate the social change process at a community level. We will learn from strategies participants have already been using and learn new strategies in community building and organizing. The course explores traditional Alinsky organizing and transformative approaches to organizing that include those based on social movements and the work...

International Development and Social Change Certificate Program

In the heart of Washington, close to development organizations, government offices, and famous landmarks, you will build your professional network while designing a project to solve a problem. Working in teams, you will expand your social capital skills and explore power dynamics. As an innovator and problem-solver, you will strengthen your leadership skills to collaborate for positive change. Who...

Restorative Justice: Principles, Theories & Applications (training course)

Taught by Jude Oudshorn and Michelle Jackett This course provides a critical examination of the values, principles, and practices of restorative justice. It provides a unique opportunity to explore both the promise and the challenge of the restorative justice field in various contexts and from diverse perspectives. We examine how restorative justice presents a philosophy of justice that addresses the...

Short Courses: Participatory Action Research [The Hague/Barcelona]

Dear all, Recrear International is excited to host two short courses in Participatory Action Research in Europe this May. The same four-day intensive PAR course will be offered in two locations: Barcelona, Spain from May 9th-12th The Hague, Holland from May 16th-19th The short course will train practitioners in Recrear’s style of Participatory Action Research through a laboratory of personal...

Social Protection and Safety Nets Training

Event Details: Social Protection and Safety Nets Training INTRODUCTION Social protection is a subset of public actions that help address risk, vulnerability and chronic poverty. Social transfers and social services are a long-term investment. They carry lifetime benefits and high individual and social returns. Social protection aims at ensuring groups and individuals to live a fulfilling life, taking...

SIMA RAMA Presents POVERTY, INC.

SPECIAL INVITATION SIMA RAMA Cinema Club –the monthly online cinema club where film and activism collide– presents the award-winning documentary POVERTY INC. by Michael Matheson Miller. What if we told you that foreign aid can do more harm than good? POVERTY INC. explores the complex reality of how aid merely puts a bandage on the poverty crisis and creates more problems than it solves. Join members...

Creative Reflective Retreat, Australia

In the world of peacebuilding, social change, and development there is generally a great emphasis on creating change but rarely much emphasis on the importance of taking care of the practitioners doing the day to day work of creating this change. For many of us, our work takes its toll on our spirit and we become jaded, exhausted, and burnt out. We believe that transformed people transform the world...

Creative Reflective Retreat, Thailand

In the world of peacebuilding, social change, and development there is generally a great emphasis on creating change but rarely much emphasis on the importance of taking care of the practitioners doing the day to day work of creating this change. For many of us, our work takes its toll on our spirit and we become jaded, exhausted, and burnt out. We believe that transformed people transform the world...

Please join PCDN for week 8 of our Facebook Live Career Series, Ask us almost anything about Careers in Change

PCDN 3.0 is proud to invite you to join us this summer on its first Summer Career Series. Casual conversations (over your favorite screen) on how to gain experience, to how to polish and craft a hirable resume; to why build a network and how to use social media for (social) good. Join Dr. Craig Zelizer, one of the world’s leading experts on social change careers and other PCDN staff for its first...

Got Social Media? How to use Social Media to Advance Your Career and Do Good, Join us for Week 7 of PCDN’s Facebook Live Summer Career Series

PCDN 3.0 is proud to invite you to join us this summer on its first Summer Career Series. Casual conversations (over your favorite screen) on how to gain experience, to how to polish and craft a hirable resume; to why build a network and how to use social media for (social) good. Join Dr. Craig Zelizer, one of the world’s leading experts on social change careers and other PCDN staff for its first...

Please join PCDN for Got Network? Our fourth part of our summer Facebook Live Career Series

This Thursday at 12:30 Eastern Time Join us for part four of our Summer Facebook Live Career Series  for Got Network For full details see https://pcdnetwork.org/forums/topic/112157/ DETAILS PCDN 3.0 is proud to invite you to join us this summer on its first Summer Career Series. Casual conversations (over your favorite screen) on how to gain experience, to how to polish and craft a hirable resume;...
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