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.

This REVERB training will help participants learn how to:

  • Use and design your emails to get your constituents to pay attention to your messages
  • Use and design your website to better engage your audience
  • Use Twitter in appropriate ways for your organizing and communication campaigns
  • Use Facebook in ways to enhance your outreach efforts for your organizing and communications
  • Write an “elevator pitch” for use on your website and other communications
  • Use imagery to tell your story
  • Use video to tell your story to a targeted audience
  • How to integrate communications technology for your overall campaign strategies
  • Be agile in planning your communications using workflows and other planning tools
  • Improve your collection of meaningful data and learn how data can inform your communications strategies and your technology choices to effectively engage your constituents
  • Implement your communication strategies using PowerBase / CiviCRM (Day 3 only)
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Place:
9:00 AM through 5:00 PM
Location
10 East 34th Street 10th Floor
New York, NY 10016

Day 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

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.

Objectives:

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Presented at Stories+Money=Change Conference, September 25, 2020

This presentation helps groups explore how infrastructure, technology, organizational culture, skills, and communications are key to fundraising.

Agendas:

  • Intro & Logistics
  • What we mean by infrastructure
  • Infrastructure: Technology/Data & Organizational Culture
  • Relational infrastructure - communicating with your audiences
  • Q&A

This PowerBase online workshop was conducted on Monday, February 12, 2018.

Have you been wanting to creating email templates that look smashingly wonderful on smartphones in PowerBase?

Well, a new extension in PowerBase uses Mosaico which can help you create email templates easily. And you can still use the traditional PowerBase / CiviCRM Mailing feature and still have access to your existing templates. We'll show you how!

Here's documentation on how to use the Mosaico feature in PowerBase.

This REVERB Online webinar, originally recorded on March 5, 2015, features a discussion with Alicia Garza, co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter, with lessons learned from her experience using messaging, technology and social media to organize a 21st century movement that confronts racism and the murders of unarmed black men and children. This discussion highlights how the #BlackLivesMatter movement has been effective in using technology to build a movement.

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Access all REVERB materials here organized roughly in the order they were presented.

Training Agenda, Participants, & Forms

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Access all REVERB materials here organized roughly in the order they were presented.

Training Agenda, Participants, & Forms

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