Training Hub Glossary

Here's a glossary of all the training guides.
Accountability doesn't have to be scary—in fact it's the only way we'll get things done. Get key tips for how to hold each other and ourselves responsible to our organizing commitments. Click here for the guide.
When it comes to organizing, agitation is a good thing. Learn how to push people past their comfort zones and ask them to take on more leadership—so that we can win. Click here for the guide.
This tactic really has nothing to do with birds or dogs—but it is known as an incredibly useful way to pressure your target. Click here for the guide.
In the Internet age, face-to-face contact is even more important to persuade your neighbors to support an issue or candidate. Learn how to organize a successful door-to-door canvass. Click here for the guide.
How will we know if we hit our goals unless we talk it through? Get quick tips on how to organize effective debriefs that move our organizing forward. Click here for the guide.
You can't do it all by yourself. It's worth repeating: You can't do it all by yourself! Get some helpful tips for how to push past all the reasons that hold you back and learn how to successfully delegate. Click here for the guide.
As constituents, it's our right to meet directly with our elected officials. Get the tips for organizing a successful meeting. Click here for the guide.
As simple as it sounds, passing out hundreds or even thousands of flyers or leaflets can be an incredibly powerful tactic. Click here for the guide.
Organizing is 90% follow-up—so learn key strategies for how to follow up successfully. Click here for the guide.
As activists and organizers, we often want to change the entire world. Learn how to develop strategic and measurable goals that move us toward that vision step by step. Click here for the guide.
Do you have what it takes to be a leader? Do you need a tool to help you identify other strong leaders in your communit? Check out this one-stop-shop that has all the qualities and skills it takes to lead in the progressive movement. Click here for the guide.
Why does everyone always say "no"? Let's be real—this one could actually be about you. Check out tips on how to make a good ask, and you'll be hearing "yes" in no time! Click here for the guide.
We amplify our message when we get local and national coverage of our events. Learn the tips for organizing a newsworthy event and how to increase the likelihood of getting press coverage. Click here for the guide.
One-to-one meetings are a behind-the-scenes organizing tool essential to building strong Councils and stronger movements. Learn how to set up and execute a successful one-to-one meeting. Click here for the guide.
Rallies range from a strategic event with a few people to a massive mobilization with thousands. No matter the size, learn how to run a smooth rally. Click here for the guide.
The most tried-and-true way we know to get people out to events is to pick up the phone and call them. Learn how to build a team that will be a recruitment machine. Click here for the guide.

We need both the head and the heart to win campaigns. We use strategy to engage the head, and stories to engage the heart. Learn how to craft a compelling and brief story that inspires others to take action. Click here for the guide.

After we perfect our Story of Self, we then tell the Story of Us and Now to connect to the broader community, and invite others to take a specific action. Get the tips for putting all the pieces together for a motivating campaign narrative. Click here for the guide.
Who doesn't like to be strategic? Learn how to turn the resources you have into the power you need to win the goal. Click here for the guide.

Everyone loves tactics (often to the detrmient of figuring out the strategy first!). Get tips on deciding specific, clear, and measureable actions or tools that will use our resources to build power over our target. Click here for the guide.

Not everyone has the skills, time, or temperment to be a successful leader. Learn how to transparently and honestly test potential leaders—so that you can find folks who are the right fit for a leadership role. Click here for the guide.

Even with the best goals, strategy, and tactics, we can't win a campaign without a solid timeline. Get tips for intentionally arranging your tactics to build power over time. Click here for the guide.

We can't do it alone. Thankfully we have powerful allies in our communities. Learn how to build relationships and trust—so that we can build our resources and win. Click here for the guide.