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

 - by Ayesha Amin Ayesha, left with Amina colleague and co-training participant, Mahruk, seems to be having fun in a group work 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 … Continue reading What it’s like to participate in the Organising for Power Residential Training Weekend

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 … Continue reading Does the key fit the lock? PART 2 – The Results

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

Introducing “Organising for Power”

Today, the fight for racial justice has never been more crucial - with the anti-immigrant rhetoric prevalently spreading around the world, the UK government's policy to create a hostile environment for immigrants, the proposed repeal of the Human Rights Act, the strengthening of Fortress Europe and the rising right-wing nationalism, Trump's dangerous Islamophobic policies and … Continue reading Introducing “Organising for Power”