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Training Programs

Build the skills and power we need to confront the crises we face.

Whether you’re brand new to the movement and want to take your first steps to get involved, or you’re an experienced Sunrise hub leader looking to upgrade your skills for your next action, you’ve come to the right place!

We’ll give you the skills, resources, and support you need to take action and become a leader in our movement. Check out the trainings below and sign up to get started!

Sunrise Orientation Training: Our Plan to Win

In order to win a Green New Deal for a just and livable future, we need to be in sharp alignment on our vision and our plan to win. The Sunrise Movement Orientation Training is for every Sunriser, whether you’ve been in the game for a minute or are just joining us. If you haven’t attended an orientation training yet, or need a refresher for the current moment, you’ll learn: 

  • What we’re fighting for and how we’ll win 
  • What it means to shift public opinion
  • Our role (personal and movement wide) in fighting for collective liberation
  • What it’s like to be part of Sunrise, and how you can get involved!

When: Sunday, 5/30 from 1-6pm ET (10am-3pm PT) with a 1-hr break in the middle!

Leading Great Meetings Online

With so much of how we build communities now shifted online, how do you hold effective online meetings that keep people informed and excited about the work ahead? How do you build community online, or make group decisions so that people feel bought in? 

This training is a starting place to gain immediate tips and tools for hosting engaging meetings online! We’ll help you learn to hold awesome hub meetings that will keep all your members coming back for more.

When: Thursday, 4/22 at 8-9:30pm ET (5-6:30pm PT)

Sunrise Movement Activist

Action Planning 101

Learn the essential basics of non-violent direct action planning & execution, including action logic, creating an action plan, action roles, action safety, and more. Whether this is your first time planning an action, or you’re looking to level up your skills, you’ll leave this training ready to plan a powerful action.

When: Thursday, 4/29 from 8-9:30pm ET (4-5:30pm PT). 

Sunrise Movement Art Build

How to Grow Your Hub

If you’re just starting a new hub, or looking for ways to grow and strengthen your hub, this training is for you! In this training, you’ll learn the basics of how to bring new folks into the movement, and build strong relationships along the way. You’ll do this by practicing one of our best tools for inviting new people into Sunrise, and getting them excited to work together with us: “1-on-1″s.

When: Thursday, 5/6 from 8-9:30pm ET (5-6:30pm PT).

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Next Steps

We will reach out in the near future with next steps. Here are some ways to get started in the meantime:

1. Checkout some of our events.

2. Follow us on Social Media.

3. Attend our open meeting.