New Year! New Campaign! Training Day - 28th January 2014
28 Jan 2014 - 28 Jan 2014
Are you considering running a campaign this year?
Do you need to mobilise your staff; your colleagues; your
constituency; your community; or indeed your nation, to take up a challenge, or
a cause that you really care about?
Anything from increasing organ donation rates;
improving crime reporting; electing a new MP or Councillor; raising much needed
funds; taking a new product or idea to market; right through to impacting
leaders and governments: It is all about campaigning. It is all about how you
connect with your audience, with your followers, with your supporters, online and
in person, and how you mobilise all the resources you have available, into
Whether you or your organisation are new to campaigning, or whether you are
seasoned activists, our full day training programme, with skilled industry
experts, speakers, workshops and a campaigning toolkit, will equip you with
everything you and your organisation need to run an effective and successful
Whether you are a small community movement, or a national online campaign, this
programme is your key to unlocking yours and your organisation’s engagement
At the training you will
1. Inspirational keynote speakers
with extensive knowledge and experience.
2. Practical solutions and advice from expert-led workshops.
3. Unrivalled networking opportunities to share experiences, and
learn from sector colleagues.
4. Educational campaigning tool kit.
Hear from some of the biggest names in campaigning, and learn about building a
campaign legacy from the experiences of Nelson Mandela, campaigning for freedom
in the Arab Spring to lobbying for women’s rights and social justice to
mobilising and community organising, and more.
Our key note speakers
* H.E. Ebrahim Rasool – Current South African Ambassador to
Former member of South African Parliament, Special Advisor to the late Nelson
Mandela (Former South African President). Ebrahim Rasool is a veteran
anti-apartheid campaigner, who has held leadership positions in the United
Democratic Front (UDF) and the African National Congress (ANC), and spent time
in prison and was under house arrest during apartheid.
Stephens – Lead
Organiser, Citizens UK, (North London Citizens).
Formally selected to deliver the Movement for Change which included training
1,000 people during the Labour Party leadership election.
Mclean – Head
of Mobilisation, Save the Children.
Former Head of Communications at the National Union of Students (NUS) and
helped mobilised 52,000 people to participate in the biggest student demonstration
in 30 years.
Belhaj – Senior
Financial Architect, Bank of York Mellon.
During the Arab Spring, mobilised and lead a
group of exiled Libyan community members to create a 24hr news agency online
that became one of the trusted sources of news, and the face of the Libyan
revolution on social media, and to major news agencies such as the BBC,
Al-Jazeera and CNN.
Pathan - Founder
and Chair, The Full Picture Club
A trustee at Muslim Youth Helpline and on the board of
Directors of Rooms of Our Own, a social enterprise in London aimed at providing
space for women’s businesses and campaigning groups. Nabila Pathan has
extensive experience of campaigning and lobbying for women’s rights issues,
locally, regionally and nationally.
* Jim Dickinson – Chief Executive, Union of UEA
Worked at the National Union of Students (NUS)
for 10 years and was the former Director of campaigns and strategy at the NUS.
This one day structured training day with
specially designed workshops will equip you and your organisation with the
right tools to devise persuasive and effective campaigns and share it easily
and efficiently with your target audience.
It is set to be an amazing day, full of knowledge and expertise that provides
the tools to really make a difference. If you or any of your staff or
colleagues would like to attend, please do not hesitate to contact us.
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