ACLU: Activist Training in Cd’A

2019 Activist Academy2019 ACLU of Idaho Statewide Activist Academy Tour

The Activist Academy is a day-long training that covers community organizing, grassroots activism and advocacy. Lunch and snacks will be provided. All training is free and open to the public.

While we have limited spots for each training, we welcome folks with little or no experience in community organizing as well as seasoned community leaders. We encourage to apply people of color, women, people with disabilities, people excluded elsewhere because of religion, and people with marginalized sexual orientations or gender identities.

Our goal in adding more Activist Academy locations is to continue our efforts to provide more community education and outreach to areas and communities around Idaho that don’t have ample opportunities to attend ACLU events and trainings. Furthermore, we hope to lay the foundation for continued support and collaboration to better ensure that we can provide support in an informed, supportive manner—specific to individual communities. 

We are excited to announce that the application for the 2019 statewide Activist Academy tour is now open for the BoiseCoeur d’Alene and Moscow training locations!

The Activist Academy is a day-long training where you’ll build expertise and knowledge around advocacy and grassroots activism to successfully mobilize on the issues that matter most to you and your community. Now that the application is open for Boise, Moscow and Coeur d’Alene, we hope you will share it among your local networks or with folks who you feel would be interested in in attending, particularly if you have attended an Activist Academy training in the past. The training is free and open to the public and we encourage those with little or no experience in Community Organizing to apply.

To apply, click on the preferred Activist Academy training location below.

While online submissions are preferred, applications can also be submitted in person or via email. Click here for a printable Activist Academy Application. Click here to print/download application.

Paper applications can be mailed to:

Activist Academy
ACLU of Idaho
P.O. Box 1897
Boise, ID 83701

To make sure the Activist Academy is accessible to all people, regardless of financial status the ACLU of Idaho has limited money to cover some travel expenses. On your application, please provide an estimate of your travel expenses as requested and a staff member from the ACLU will follow-up with you.

 Do you need accessibility accommodations? There is room on the application for accessibility accommodations. Please use this space to list any accessibility accommodations you may need on the day of the Activist Academy, such as print size for training materials, audio/visual needs, language access, dietary accommodations, etc. An ACLU of Idaho staff member will follow up with you and any needed accommodations mentioned will remain confidential.

 We’ll be sending out updates and further information as get we get closer to the trainings, but please feel free reach out to Jeremy Woodson with any questions. Follow ACLU of Idaho onFacebookTwitter and Instagram for more information.

Jeremy Woodson
Community Engagement Manager
ACLU of Idaho
P. 208 344 9750 ext. 1211

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