HSC is excited to share the launch of the Organizing Academy. The Organizing Academy is a new initiative HSC developed as part of our approach to build the influence of the human services sector and maximize the impact of HSC’s advocacy campaigns.

The Organizing Academy will offer a series of workshops designed to develop and build the knowledge base of our members and provide key tools needed to fully engage in HSC’s organizing and power-building efforts. These trainings are available to all our members with different trainings being available to staff at all levels within the organization.

Upcoming Trainings

We currently do not have any upcoming Organizing Academy training scheduled. Please keep an eye out for future training announcements!

Past Trainings: Resources & Recordings

For those who have already taken an Organizing Academy workshop – and those who are interested in learning more! – check out the available resources below to build on the lessons learned in each session.

How to Develop an Advocacy Strategy, July 8, 2021

A recording of this training can be viewed HERE.

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How Government Contracts Impact My Work, July 22, 2021

A recording of this training can be viewed HERE.

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How to Engage the Media, August 5, 2021

A recording of this training can be viewed HERE.

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When and How to Engage in Direct Action, August 12, 2021

A recording of this training can be viewed HERE.

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How to Use Social Media for Advocacy, September 9, 2021

A recording of this training can be viewed HERE.

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Nonprofits, Lobbying, and Grassroots Organizing: New York City and State Rules Governing Lobby Activities

recording of this training can be viewed HERE.

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