Advanced Facilitation 3-Day Training
Our communities and organizations will be powerless without cohesive and well-developed bases that share a rooted analysis and have built the trust and discipline to react and plan as a united group. Well designed, consistent gathering places, and the reflective and skilled facilitation of them, are irreplaceable steps in developing this type of constituency. However, these essential skills are often overlooked as expendable "soft" components of organizing.
Far from being a luxury, effective meetings and skilled facilitation are vital in building a sense of common identity and cohesion necessary to transform a group of individuals into a constituency that can envision change and take the necessary risks to attain it. These ensuing "relationships of action" drive movement-based organizing work.
In our in person Advanced Facilitation Training (AFT) you will learn and practice how to:
MM's training approach is also grounded in somatics, expressive arts, story-sharing, popular theater, and ritual practices that engage participant's bodies and minds so that they can more fully experience the training content and deepen their growth. There will be an additional 2.5 hour virtual post-training Learning and Action Circle (LAC) to ensure the learning and integration of the materials.