Local Organizing in an Era of Mass Participation
Anna Galland, Jonathan Smucker, Amanda Johnson, Kei Williams, Kenneth Bailey, Nicole Carty (co-facilitator), Thais Marques (co-facilitator)
Since 2016, we’ve come to see some of the largest protests and demonstrations of our time. Aided by social media and technology tools, individuals can quickly mobilize for protest, but what about more sustained, local community organizing? This workshop considers some of the way of getting people more deeply engaged in local organizing after being politically activated in protest and online organizing.