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
Wednesday, 18 Sep 2019

Time
10:00 – 17:00

Location
Directory of Social Change, Suite 103, 1 Old Hall Street, Liverpool L3 9HG

Date
Thursday, 17 Oct 2019

Time
10:00 – 17:00

Location
BVSC, 138 Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 6DR

Date
Wednesday, 6 Nov 2019

Time
10:00 – 17:00

Location
NICVA, 61 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast BT15 2GB

Date
Thursday, 21 Nov 2019

Time
10:00 – 17:00

Location
Barnwood Trust , Overton House, Cheltenham GL50 3BN

Date
Tuesday, 14 Jan 2020

Time
10:00 – 17:00

Location
Sheffield Central Quaker Meeting, 10 St James Street, Sheffield, S1 2EW

Date
Wednesday, 29 Jan 2020

Time
10:00 – 17:00

Location
Dartington Hall, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6EL

Date
Wednesday, 12 Feb 2020

Time
10:00 – 17:00

Location
The Environment Centre, Pier Street, Swansea, SA1 1RY

Date
Tuesday, 3 Mar 2020

Time
10:00 – 17:00

Location
Ross Street Community Centre, Ross Street, Cambridge CB1 3UZ

Date
Wednesday, 18 Mar 2020

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’’

London

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