1-Day Workshop

Introduction to Social Change and Campaigning

The Directory of Social Change have partnered with the Sheila McKechnie Foundation to offer the introduction to Social Change and Campaigning workshop throughout the UK, equipping people with the skills to bring about change at a local or national level.

What will i learn?

The Introduction to Social Change and Campaigning workshops are designed for those interested in social change and change making. It is for people new to campaigns or who have found themselves campaigning by accident and who want to know more. Participants will improve their understanding, skills and knowledge of change making. In particular, they will:

  • Understand more about how change happens
  • Know more about what they and their organisation can do to bring about social change
  • Better understand the process of campaigning
  • Be able to design an effective campaign
  • Know more about effective campaign strategy
  • Understand power and how to influence others
  • Know how to define key messages
  • Have the skills to breakdown audiences and know how to communicate with them, including digital campaigning and working with the media
  • know more about local and national government systems
  • Meet other campaigners, develop their professional network and receive peer support.

Who should attend?

Participants will already be involved at a basic level of campaigning or are just about to get started – whether you are challenging local authority social care changes or protesting against climate – if you want practical information about the next steps, then this workshop is for you. To read more about the content and why you should attend, check out our blog.

Upcoming workshops

Date: Tuesday 2nd July 2019
Time: 10:00 – 17:00
Location: The Foundry, 17 Oval Way, London, SE11 5RR.

Workshop rates

Price Band A £130 Small organisations (turnover between £10k – £500k)
Price Band B £200 Medium organisations (turnover between £500k – £5m)
Price Band C £260 Large organisations (charities with a turnover of more than £5m; Local Authorities and private sector)

Other rates

Individuals £30 individuals who are not affiliated to an organisation or campaign group
Individuals £0 unwaged/students/low income and grassroots groups with NO funds

Great course, thank you so much. I’ve learned absolutely loads and feel so much more prepared and able to take on ‘campaigning’! Great trainer too, perfectly pitched and good balance of learning exercises’’


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