Local Activism – Staff Skills Library

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StartLocal activism strategy and activities
  • Get inspired by the way local activism can work in our everyday lives to create a critical mass for social change to prevent violence against women and HIV.
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StartLocal Activism Planning
  • Participants connect desired phase outcomes with activities they will use to achieve those outcomes.
  • (Optional) Develop SASA! Local Activism strategy plan.
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StartIdentifying Community Activists
  • Create a criteria and process for selection of local community activists.
  • Prepare for a community activist selection mini-workshop.
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StartMotivation and Activism
  • Discuss importance of keeping community activists internally motivated to continue with their activism.
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AwarenessPracticing Local Activism, Part 1- Training Room Practice
  • Gain practical experience in conducting common Local Activism activities.
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AwarenessPracticing Local Activism, Part 2- Community Practice
  • Gain practical experience in a community context, conducting common Local Activism activities.
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AwarenessEngaging Women, Men and Youth
  • Describe methods for engaging women, men and youth in a community.
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AwarenessWorking with Community Action Groups
  • Practice techniques to approach and engage strategic, existing groups in the community to activate community action groups.
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SupportKeeping our Activism Safe
  • Discuss potential threats to safety that can occur in activism on VAW
  • (Optional) Create a plan to reduce risk.
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