[act-ma] 11/7 Skillshare: Constructive Communication - Dealing with Conflict

Robbie Samuels send2robbie at gmail.com
Sat Nov 5 07:27:49 PDT 2011


Hey fellow activists and organizers!

There are still a few spots left for Monday night's skillshare:
Constructive Communication - Dealing with Conflict. Sign up by RSVPing at
http://www.sojust.org/events/34899092/. Don't forget to bring your dinner!
*
Skillshare: CONSTRUCTIVE COMMUNICATION - DEALING WITH CONFLICT* by Sandy
Anderson and Libby Mahaffy
*Monday, November 7 from 6-8:30PM at The NonProfit Center (by South Station
T)*
Enhance your negotiation skills using approaches that support collaborative
problem solving and facilitate “win-win” results. This session will
introduce some constructive communication techniques that can move
negotiations forward positively, including Non-Violent Communication
andmediation. Negotiations are a part of life - why not make them more
successful for everyone involved?
*RSVP:* http://www.sojust.org/events/34899092/ $10-$20 sliding scale

Check out all the other great events we have planned...

On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 5:54 PM, Robbie Samuels <send2robbie at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hey SoJusters,
>
> We're excited to be throwing a party for RESIST Foundation on November 16
> - a great opportunity to meet like-minded progressives while learning about
> a great movement resource (and how you can support them). Details below...
>
> Thinking about applying for the New Leaders Council Institute? The
> deadline for the Boston chapter is Friday, 11/11.
>
> *COMING UP IN NOVEMBER:*
>
> *SOCIALIZING FOR JUSTICE: RESIST FOUNDATION*
> *Wednesday, November 16 from 6:00-8:30PM at Lir on Boylston (by Hynes
> Convention Center T)**
> SoJust is throwing a party for RESIST Foundation!** *RESIST has been
> funding social change since 1967. Each year RESIST funds over 100 amazing
> grassroots organizations around the country. Most of their grantees reach
> across issues to connect communities and struggles. Their work spans
> anti-militarism, prisoners' rights, community organizing, GLBTQ justice,
> environmental justice, antiracism, disability rights, youth organizing,
> Native Peoples' rights and more. Since 1967, RESIST has awarded grants to
> thousands of radical and progressive groups engaged in organizing for
> social change. *
> RSVP: *http://www.sojust.org/events/34904272 $5 SoJust donation + ask for
> RESIST
>
>
> ***********************************************************************************************************
> INTERESTED IN PROGRESSIVE POLITICS? 3 GREAT OPPORTUNITIES:
> *
> **New Leader's Council Institute *-  The premier political
> entrepreneurship training program for young professional progressive
> leaders is accepting applications for their 2012 Institute. The institute
> combines training, mentorship, community building and professional
> advancement to catapult the careers and social impact of NLC Fellows. *Applications
> due November 11*. www.newleaderscouncil.org/institute/apply *(Robbie is
> an alumni and highly recommends getting involved with the Boston chapter.)
>
> **SoJust's Progressive Voter Index *- www.progressivevoterindex.com -
> we're amplifying political endorsements made by 10 progressive entities.
> Election Day is on November 8 - check back in early November to see how
> candidates in your area rank.
>
> *New Organizing Initiative's Candidate Project* - Are you thinking about
> running for local office? Want to help progressives get elected? Take the
> pledge and get connected:
> www.candidateproject.org/recruitment/campaigns/noi/
>
>
> ***********************************************************************************************************
> *DECEMBER EVENT:*
>
> *SKILLSHARE: PUBLIC SPEAKING: Public Speaking *by Dave Rini
> *Monday, December 5 from 6-8:30PM at The NonProfit Center (by South
> Station T)*
> Introductory public speaking training focuses on building the basic
> technical skills necessary to clearly transmit information from the speaker
> to an audience. Specific skills include word choice, eye contact, volume,
> vocalized pauses, and body language.  Using a small-group format for
> practical training followed by a discussion debrief from each exercise, the
> training is designed to allow all participants the opportunity to practice
> their speaking in an environment that is supportive, attentive, and can
> provide useful feedback.
> *RSVP:* http://www.sojust.org/events/37997042/ $10-$20 sliding scale
>
>
>  *MESSAGE BOARD HIGHLIGHTS:*
>
> *EVENTS*
> 11/8: *Reminder to VOTE on 11/8 <http://www.sojust.org/events/35538502/>*
> 11/10: MA NOW Annual State Mtg. - Making Economic Equality A Reality<http://www.sojust.org/events/33408782/>
>
> *PAID VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY*
> The Fair Housing Center of Greater Boston<http://www.sojust.org/messages/boards/thread/17052452>is partnering with a national organization to train and deploy paid
> volunteers to help uncover discriminatory housing practices.
>
> *GRANTS & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES*
> Women in Development's Institute for Nonprofits Accepting Applications
> for the 2012 program<http://www.sojust.org/messages/boards/thread/16756402>
> .
>
> *ORGANIZATION WISH LISTS*
> Occupy Boston Wish List<http://www.sojust.org/messages/boards/thread/16830512>- find out even more at
> www.OccupyBoston.org <http://www.occupyboston.org/>.
>   Find lots more and post yourself: www.sojust.org/boards (posting tips:
> www.bit.ly/post2SoJust)
>
> For Justice,
> Robbie
>
> Robbie Samuels
> Socializing for Justice (SoJust)
> Co-Founder & Co-Organizer
> robbie at sojust.org
>
> ______________________________
>
> *SOCIALIZING FOR JUSTICE - www.sojust.org*
> SoJust is all about building a cross-issue progressive community, network
> and movement in Boston. We're doing it by putting the SOCIAL back in SOCIAL
> JUSTICE. We focus on creating welcoming spaces that foster
> relationship-building across issue silos. Join us if you are ready to go
> BEYOND ALLIES and build a CROSS-ISSUE PROGRESSIVE MOVEMENT.
>
> *SoJust isn't a non-profit 501(c)(3).* We're a grassroots volunteer-run
> member-supported cross-issue progressive community that's been growing
> steadily since August 2006. We have 1800+ members, hosted 100+ events and
> manage an online hub of progressive events and resources at www.sojust.org.
> If you've benefited from this cross-issue progressive network, please
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> for helping us continue to provide a space for like-minded progressives of
> all stripes.
>
> *Want to know more about SoJust?* Check out our Frequently Asked Questions<http://sojust.meetup.com/1/messages/boards/view/viewthread?thread=3187615>and past
> event photos <http://sojust.meetup.com/1/photos/>!
>
>
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