12/10 Stand Up & Speak Out: Practical Skills for Effective Citizen Activism Workshop

Brattleboro Food Co-op, 2 Main Street
Free! Please RSVP
*Please note that this workshop is a reschedule of an October event*

RVT_Rooster_BWThe professional staff and farmer board members from Rural Vermont will provide an overview of the many situations in which citizen voices can and must be heard. From town boards to our state legislature, regulatory agencies, the U.S. Congress and global grassroots movements, learn how they work and how you can influence them. Using personal stories, fun interactive activities, and the opportunity to meet other aspiring activists, this workshop will give you inspiration, confidence and practical skills to speak up for causes you care about and create the change you seek.

Stand Up & Speak Out Workshops are FREE and include yummy, nutritious snacks and a citizen activist toolkit.

Read the workshop agenda.

Workshop participants at a Burlington trainings

Workshop participants at a Burlington training

Here’s what some previous participants of this workshop had to say:

“Extremely eye opening and incredibly valuable. I feel like I’ve gained a foundation of knowledge that will help me grow as an activist.” – Poultney Participant

“The note you ended on about the sweeping changes that will occur over the next 18 months has me quite jazzed and feeling a sense of (manageable) urgency in figuring out my place within all these issues
and the actions I’ll take going forward.”

– Upper Valley Participant

“[The workshop was] very valuable. It helped me form specific, tangible skills as an activist.”
– Craftsbury Participant  

Space is limited, please RSVP using the form below at least twenty four hours before the start of the workshop.

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