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2018 WI Grassroots Festival Docs

These documents are from the workshop entitled, "Raise Your Volunteer IQ to New Heights."
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These documents are from the workshop entitled, "Grow Your Progressive Power, Now!!"
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2018 Festival Flyer - Announcing 2 Workshops

Extra Resources

Volunteers and Politics
Volunteer Recruitment-Dos & Don'ts for Coordinators
8 Deadly Sins of Volunteer Recruitment & Management
How to Write a Donation Thank You
Best Time to Canvass
How to Canvass - Best Practices (Handout for volunteers)

Power and Politics
19 Power Principles for Progressives , PDF Doc
Eric Liu (Youtube Video) ,TED-Ed, 7:01 Minutes,
Eric Liu (TedTalks Video) Why Ordinary People Need to Understand Power
    TED Talks, 17:29 Minutes

How to Lobby Your Legislator (With Values) , PDF Doc
George Lakoff Video (YouTube Video) , Presentation Entitled:
   "The Present Political Divide: What To Do Now,"1:23:16, 03/27/2017
Frame for the Future , Web Site (Scott Wittkopf)
Moral Roots of Librals and Conservatives , Jonathan Haidt, TED Talks, 18:33

Developing Facilitation Skills for Meetings , PDF Doc
Brainwriting for Creativity , PDF Doc
26 Ways to Make Meetings More Fun (and productive), W eb Site

Media Bias PDF Doc

Recommended Reading
Saul Alinsky, Reveille for Radicals, New York: Vintage, 1989
Saul Alinsky, Rules for Radicals, New York: Vintage, 1989
Robert Cialdini Books
Marshall Ganz, Why David Sometimes Wins, New York, Oxford University Press, 2009
Thom Hartmann Books
Jeremy Heimans (Author),‎ Henry Timms, New Power: How Power Works in Our 
    Hyperconnected World--and How to Make It Work for You, Hardcover – April 3, 2018

Si Kahn Books
George Lakoff Books
Eric P. Liu Books
Liz McKenna and Hahrie Han, Groundbreakers: How Obama’s 2.2 million Volunteers
    Transformed Campaigning in America, Oxford University Press, 2015.

Joseph Nye, Power to Lead
Sun Tzu, Art of War
David Walls, Community Organizing, Polity Press, 2015.