TORONTO IN-PERSON: Organizer Training

Saturday, March 19, 2022
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Central YMCA
20 Grosvenor St
Toronto, ON M4Y 2V5

বাংলা ভাষায় ওয়ার্কশপ যোগদানের জন্য রেজিস্ট্রেশন করতে এখানে ক্লিক করুন।

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We’re so excited to be hosting this organizer training in person! 

We’ll be learning about why our decent work demands are so important to our communities and how we can build a strong, powerful movement to win them. 

We can’t wait to see you in person!


9:30 am to 10:00 am: Registration and snacks 

10:00 am to 12:00 pm: Choose either:

Getting Started: Reviewing the Agenda for Decent Work

  • Why decent work is a matter of racial justice 
  • Where our demands come from and why they matter to our communities
  • Why must we build power and not simply rely on elected representatives to do it for us?

Building our base: Effective outreach and follow-up

  • Growing our movement means follow-up
  • Engagement: Building the confidence of new leaders
  • Learning, testing, assessing, and trying again 

12:00 noon to 1:00 pm: Lunch & local keynote speakers

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm: Choose either:

Busting the Big Business BS 

  • Dealing with difficult questions from the minimum wage to how we make change
  • Who creates wealth and how do we close the wealth equity gap?
  • Common myths about raising the minimum wage 

MPP visits as an organizing strategy

  • Demonstrating our power from rallies to phone zaps and from petitions to MPP visits.
  • How do we show our power when we meet with MPPs? 
  • Know Your Rights workshops as organizing strategies to build workers’ confidence in the workplace.