The Grassroots Leadership Education Program is an initiative of DC Jobs with Justice and Empower DC designed to strengthen local organizing and build power among working people in the District of Columbia. It incorporates skill building and political education into 2-hour long monthly trainings. Training locations rotate, please check the website for the most up-to-date information.

2011 Training Calendar

How DC Government Works
Feb 15th. 6:30pm-8:30pm
St Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 1525 Newton St NW

The Basics of Community Organizing
March 15th. 6:30pm-8:30pm

Understanding and Influencing the DC Budget
April 19th. 6:30pm-8:30pm

Advisory Neighborhood Commissions and Civic Associations
May 17th. 6:30pm-8:30pm

Working With the Media and Developing Your Message
June 21st. 6:30pm-8:30pm

A People’s History of Washington DC
July 19th. 6:30pm-8:30pm

Creating Accessible Space for Movement Building
August 16th. 6:30pm-8:30pm

Who Runs Washington Behind the Scenes?
September 20th. 6:30pm-8:30pm

Building a Strategic Campaign
October 18th. 6:30pm-8:30pm

Research Tips for Holding Elected Officials Accountable
November 15th. 6:30pm-8:30pm

Grassroots Fundraising
December 20th. 6:30pm-8:30pm

Empower DC, 1419 V St NWrnrn

For more info, contact Lillian Walker Shelton at lillian(at)dcjwj(dot)org