Trainings

Please find below a list of many of the trainings that the Progressive Technology Project has conducted over the years. Each training contains links to materials used in the trainings.

Presented at Stories+Money=Change Conference, September 24, 2021

This presentation, developed by Gordon Mayer, Gordon Mayer Communications and Alice Aguilar, PTP, helps groups explore how infrastructure, technology, organizational culture, skills, and communications are key to fundraising.

Agenda:

  • Intro & Logistics
  • What we mean by infrastructure
  • Infrastructure: Technology/Data & Organizational Culture
  • Q&A

In this time of COVID 19, we at PTP are missing seeing all of you at our usual three per year in-person Powerbase Trainings. In order to continue providing a more in-depth training experience, we're offering a new series > Powerbase Live! ONLINE.

Please see descriptions of all the upcoming sessions below, and be on the lookout for email announcements as each session is scheduled!

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Hosted by Progressive Technology Project and May First / People Link, February 27, 2017

In this webinar session, we will provide a framework for how you can manage potential digital harassment and offer general guidance to help you prepare your organization appropriately—a.ka. risk assessment and harm reduction.

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Hosted by Progressive Technology Project and May First / People Link, December 12, 2016

In the 1960s, the government sponsored a massive surveillance, infiltration and disruption program called COINTELPRO (Counter Intelligence Program). It destroyed movements, relationships, and activists' lives. It destroyed the trust and hopefulness needed to build and sustain a movement. It destroyed the movement for justice in this country.

We haven't seen anything like it since then.

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Track 1: PowerBase Fundamentals
A foundational track designed for participants that need a stronger foundation in the key features of PowerBase. This track will go at a pace designed to optimize a better understanding of PowerBase. After attending this session, participants will know how to

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This workshop was conducted by Alice Aguilar, Executive Director, of PTP and Scott Douglas, Executive Director of Greater Birmingham Ministries and Board Member of PTP during the Marguerite Casey Foundation 2014 National Convening on September 22nd, 2014 in Atlanta Georgia.

Workshop Description: PTP and GBM share their technology tools and demonstrate how they have helped grassroots organizations to expand their membership bases.

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Track 1: PowerBase Fundamentals
A foundational track designed for participants that need a stronger foundation in the key features of PowerBase. This track will go at a pace designed to optimize a better understanding of PowerBase. After attending this session, participants will know how to

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GIFT Conference in Baltimore, MD
August 2, 2014 2PM - 4PM

These are the handouts and notes from a workshop PTP presented at the GIFT Money For Our Movement Conference 2014. Use them for your work. If you reuse them, please be sure to acknowledge where they came from. If you have any questions contact Jessica at jessica@progressivetech.org or (512)782-8467.

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GIFT Conference in Baltimore, MD
August 2, 2014 10:30AM - 12:30PM

These are the handouts and notes from a workshop PTP presented at the GIFT Money For Our Movement Conference 2014. Use them for your work. If you reuse them, please be sure to acknowledge where they came from. If you have any questions contact Jessica at jessica@progressivetech.org or (512)782-8467.

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