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Our online programming for activists and organizers across Canada features top trainers and leaders. They share expertise and insights about the power to make progressive change. Learn about developing campaign plans and strategy. Find motivating grassroots organizing examples, volunteer recruitment, and team-building from the field. Help develop strong and inclusive progressive organizations.

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Stories of progressive leadership. Pathways to inspire and develop the next generation of leaders.

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What is Power?

Develop an understanding of power and social change, including practical approaches to campaigning and organizing. Learn how policies are set and decisions made, considering the change(s) you seek and who...

What is Organizing?

Develop an understanding of power and social change, including practical approaches to campaigning and organizing. Learn how policies are set and decisions made, considering the change(s) you seek and who...

Organizing to Win with 270 Strategies

These videos were part of the Organizing to Win series by 270 Strategies. They were originally part of the Broadbent Institute's Online Leadership School, dedicated to engaging and empowering progressive...

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Ed Broadbent reflects on the "intellectual battle"
Ed Broadbent reflects on the "intellectual battle"
Ed Broadbent reflects on the "intellectual battle" he had with Pierre Trudeau over social and economic rights, the notion of liberal civil individual rights vs collective rights, and how that led to the inclusion of Section 35, the recognition and affirmation of the collective rights of Indigenous people, in the Constitution. Ed Broadbent is the founder of the Broadbent Institute and former leader of the federal New Democratic Party.
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Waubgeshig Rice on using the written word to bridge cultural gaps
Waubgeshig Rice on using the written word to bridge cultural gaps
Waubgeshig Rice talks about the moment he realized journalism could be a viable career for him as an Indigenous person. He tells the story of how a student exchange program to Germany as a teenager set him on a path toward bringing communities together through writing. Waubgeshig Rice is an author and journalist originally from Wasauksing First Nation.
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Sandy Hudson on her journey from skeptic to organizer
Sandy Hudson on her journey from skeptic to organizer
Sandy Hudson talks about the moment she realized she had the power to change the world. She describes her first experience organizing as a university student and the taste of campaign success that led to the creation of Black Lives Matter Toronto. Sandy Hudson is a writer, political activist, and the co-founder of Black Lives Matter Toronto.
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Top trainers and leaders share their expertise and insights about the power to make progressive change. Learn about campaign plans and strategies, volunteer recruitment, and team-building from grassroots organizing examples. Use these tools in your own campaigns or to develop strong and inclusive progressive organizations.

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