Sample CAT Schedule

     Friday

Evening Session A
  • Introduction to the Center for Third World Organizing, Community Action Trainings, & the Movement Activist Apprenticeship Program – CTWO
  • Introductions to HOST & Local Campaigns – HOST
Evening Session B
  •  History: Organizing in the Context of Building a Movement – CTWO
Evening Session C
  •  Agenda & Logistics, Review / Reflection / Evaluation
Evening Session D
  •  Movement Activist Apprenticeship Program Session

     Saturday

  • Set up & Check-in, Icebreaker
Morning Session A
  • Approaches to Social Change – CTWO
      BREAK
Morning Session B
  • Introduction to Grassroots Fundraising – CTWO
      LUNCH
Afternoon Session A
  • Contact Work 1: Doorknocking – CTWO & HOST
Afternoon Session B
  • Contact Work 2: Doorknocking Field Work – List of trainers
  • Large Group Doorknocking Debrief – CTWO + HOST
  • Wrap up/Evaluations

     Sunday

 Morning Session A
  • Movement Activist Apprenticeship Program Interviews
      BREAKFAST
 Morning Session B
  • Check-in & Energizer
  • Organizers Panel
Morning Session C
  • Campaign Strategy Development – CTWO
      LUNCH/Gender Conversation
Afternoon Session A
  • Communications Strategy
Afternoon Session B
  • Basic Principles of Direct Action – CTWO
Afternoon Session C
  • Final Evaluation – CTWO
  • Award Certificates – CTWO
      Clean Up – Everyone