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Mainstreams and Margins

by: Ali Tamlit from Resist + Renew. Ali is one of the trainers of the Organising for Power Programme. He has facilitated sessions on our residential training and other on-line training/workshops for our programme participants. Back in February this year we held our week long residential for Organising For Power. We brought together a wide […]

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O4P residential 2??

(Helen Lowe of Pilton Health Community Health Project shares her experience as she participated in the 2nd cohort of the Organising for Power Programme) Inspiring, innovative, challenging, emotional, intense and stimulating. These are just some words that come to mind when thinking about my experience of the Organising 4 Power Tripod Training Retreat. The retreat […]

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Organising for Power Residential Training: a thought provoking and challenging experience

(Helen Lowe of Pilton Health Community Health Project shares her experience as a participant in Residential Training of the 2nd cohort of the Organising for Power Programme) Inspiring, innovative, challenging, emotional, intense and stimulating. These are just some words that come to mind when thinking about my experience of the Organising 4 Power Tripod Training […]

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Organising for Power Training – Applications are ongoing!

✨Applications are Now Closed✨ The next (and final!) Organising for Power Programme Residential Training will be from Friday 7th to Wed 12th February 2020 (Friday 5:00 pm to Wednesday 4:00 pm). Participation and local transport to a countryside retreat in Biggar is free. Please let us know if you will need support with childcare. Funded […]

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Supporting the climate justice movement

Never has the need to take real and fast action to address the spiralling climate chaos been bigger, and never have there been more folks mobilising and organising for climate justice as today.  Tripod will be focusing a bigger part of our work on strengthening and supporting the climate justice movement in Scotland. To steer the direction of […]

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What it's like to participate in the Organising for Power Residential Training Weekend

 – by Ayesha Amin I initially signed up for Organising for Power because my colleague asked me to join her. I didn’t know much about it, I called it “Activist camp”, and certainly had no idea what to expect. I had missed the first session, but as soon as I arrived, not only did I […]

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Does the key fit the lock? PART 2 – The Results

Needs assessment for Organising for Power Programme PART 2 – The Results In the previous blog we shared about the process on how we consulted with 18 individuals representing 9 organisations and grassroots groups working with refugee/migrants’ rights and advocacy services and/or tackling racism and xenophobia in Scotland to help us design the Organising for […]

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Call-out for Volunteer Mentors!

Apply NOW to be a mentor with us!! Hey friends from the grassroots social justice movements scene! We are looking for experienced/skilled organisers or campaigners who would like to volunteer their time to mentor a group of participants in our Organising for Power Programme. What is it? Organising for Power is a comprehensive programme which […]

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Application Call-out for Organising for Power!

APPLY NOW!!! Join the Organising for Power Programme and you get not just high quality training but months of continued support with your campaigns for racial justice! Are you an organiser or campaigner tackling the root causes of xenophobia and racism and promoting the rights of migrants/refugees/ asylum seeking people in Scotland? Does it sometimes feel […]

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Does the key fit the lock? Part 1 – The Needs Assessment Process

Needs assessment for Organising for Power Programme PART 1 – The Process Before we go full swing in designing and delivering our series of training on campaigning and organising skills for our Organising for Power Programme, we wanted to make sure that what we had in mind – THE KEY- is actually what is needed […]