2017 National Youth Organizing Training Institute

West Coast : March 15, 16, & 17 : Oakland, CA

To apply online:

OAK Individual Application & OAK Organizational Application

Both OAK applications due 2/3/2017


East Coast Institute Applications coming soon!

April 12, 13, & 14 :: Brooklyn, NY


The INSTITUTE 2017, offered on both East & West Coasts, is an introductory organizing training for young organizers, young member leaders, and youth organizers from across the country.

Participants will come together to build their skills, exchange lessons learned, and strategize to fight and win justice for our communities. We’ll develop a solid and systematic orientation to the fundamentals of organizing, including base-building, campaign strategy, and leadership development. Rooted in current youth struggles, the INSTITUTE will provide a unique space for emerging leaders to engage with the challenges and opportunities of the current moment, to advance our organizations and to build a stronger movement.

Participants will receive SOUL’s youth organizing curriculum manual, as well as breakfast and lunch for all days of training. Training fees range from $200 to $690, and are determined on a sliding scale based on organizational budget. The training fee does not cover lodging expenses. Space in the INSTITUTE is limited, so please apply early!

:: Application Instructions ::

This application has two parts:    

ORGANIZATIONAL APPLICATION. Organizational staff should complete this application. Only one organizational application per organization is required.

INDIVIDUAL APPLICATION. Each person who is applying to attend the National Youth Organizing Training Institute must fill out and submit this individual application. 

Each application can be submitted separately, but BOTH applications must be submitted online by the due date in order to be considered.

OAKLAND INSTITUTE applications due February 3.

To apply online: OAK Individual Application & OAK Organizational Application

NEW YORK INSTITUTE April 12-14 :: Applications coming soon!

For more information, assistance, or to discuss your application with us, please call(510) 451-5466 x212 or email SOUL at nyoti@schoolofunityandliberation.org.


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