Training & Leadership

We help build capacity for progressive organizing in Canada. We share skills and tools for winning progressive campaigns.
We amplify stories and ideas to inspire and develop progressive leaders.

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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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Skills and tools for collective action. Lessons from the field to build the power to make progressive change.

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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 on the battle for Indigenous rights - Section 35 - in the charter
Ed Broadbent on the battle for Indigenous rights - Section 35 - in the charter
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.
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Anand Giridharadas on building power and political demand, and making the most of this moment
Anand Giridharadas on building power and political demand, and making the most of this moment
Speaking as part of our 2021 Summit Series, Anand Giridharadas breaks down the role – the power – that the public has to build political demand, and how critical this moment is to build that demand for justice.  Anand Giridharadas is an American journalist, author, and political pundit. Photo: Ryan Lash
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Nahanni Fontaine on embracing uncomfortable truths for healing, reclamation and strength
Nahanni Fontaine on embracing uncomfortable truths for healing, reclamation and strength
Manitoba MLA Nahanni Fontaine reflects on her personal journey and continuing fight for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, and the values that drive her political activism.
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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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