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This February: How to Start an ADAPT Group or Learn More About Organizing ADAPT Style

ADAPT logo: Free Our PeopleAre services threatened in your state? Is Medicaid funding being cut? Do you have access issues in your community? Don’t Mourn, Organize! Form an ADAPT group!

ADAPT will hold a training February 8 – 12, 2013 in Austin, Texas on how to organize in your state and how to start, or re-start, an ADAPT group. Space is limited, so don’t delay!

Topics will include:

  • The Dynamics of Power
  • Thinking Like an Organizer
  • Picking and Shaping an Issue
  • Winning Strategies/Tactics
  • Organizing Direct Action
  • Negotiating: Getting to “yes”
  • Keeping Your Group Alive
  • Pitchfork Approach to Social Change

For application information, contact ADAPT at or 512-442-0252. Limited stipends are available.

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