Take Action Monthly Webinar Trainings

April 27, 2011

Join our monthly Take Action Webinar trainings!

First Tuesday of every month
4pm Pacific / 5pm Mountain / 6pm Central / 7pm Eastern

These online trainings are an opportunity for folks to connect with Move to Amend and learn about organizing tools and campaign opportunities, and to connect with other MTA community organizers across the country.

All are welcome - no past experience required!

To participate you will need a computer and a telephone that can dial long distance. 

Upcoming Webinars

DATE CHANGE: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 - "Getting a Move to Amend Resolution on Your Local Ballot." Our goal is to have 50 towns and cities get our resolution on the ballot in November 2012. Now is the time to get started collecting signatures! This webinar will let you know how to get started in your community.
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Webinar Archives

NOTE: Recordings work best when using Firefox web browser!

December 2011 - "Earning Media Attention." We'll coverall the basics of getting media attention through newspaper articles, radio newscasts and television interviews.
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Materials referenced: Earned Media Guide (pdf for download)

November 2011 - "Preparing for the 2nd Anniverary of Citizens United." We'll discuss what you can do in your community to protest the second anniversary of the Citizens United and participate in our call to action to "Occupy the Courts!" on Friday, January 20, 2012.
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October 2011 - "Using Elections as a Platform for MTA." We'll cover ways to use local and state elections as way to get Move to Amend in front of voters, the media and candidates running for office in your community.
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September 2011 - "Finances & Fundraising for MTA Affiliates." We'll cover what you need to know to begin raising money for your group and some ideas for fundraising.
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August 2011 - “Building Coalitions and Reaching Out to Other Community Groups.” We'll cover how to engage other groups in your community and work in coalition to build a more powerful campaign.
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July 2011 - "Nuts and Bolts Organizing Tips for an Effective MTA Group." We'll cover community organizing essentials for an effective group including recruiting people to your group, how to have good meetings, working with volunteers, and more!
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June 2011 - Learn about our "Declare Your Independence from Corporate Rule!" campaign that we'll be organizing for the 4th of July and how you can participate in your community. We offer creative ideas (that can be used at events year-round) like how to orchestrate a corporate wedding, walk an "I Miss Democracy" patriotic princess in a parade, make a float for a 4th of July parade, and more!
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May 2011 - Community Resolution Campaigns. We'll be using our win in Madison, WI in April as a case study. Voters in Madison approved a Move to Amend resolution by 84%! Kaja Rebane, Coordinator for South Central WI Move to Amend will be joining us to discuss their campaign and what they learned.
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April 2011 - Intro to Corporate Personhood. What Corporate Personhood is, what the implications are, and a quick overview of the cases that shaped this legal doctrine. Citizens United is only the most recent chapter of this sordid story...
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March 2011 - Orientation Webinar. Intro to the Move to Amend coalition, our organizing strategy and how you can get involved in the campaign in your local community.
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