"You don’t change the world with the ideas in your mind, but with the conviction in your heart." -Bryan Stevenson
P.S 305 is building leaders.
Sign-up for an upcoming training to learn more about how advocacy and organizing can change the world.
Advocacy & Organizing Fundamentals Training
This comprehensive training covers the fundamental skills of advocacy and organizing, helping leaders increase their impact. Learn about P.S. 305's model for organizing and advocacy, which is rooted in classic community organizing and based in research from the ABCD Institute, as well as the approaches of Marshall Ganz and PICO. By attending, you'll learn best practices for community engagement, planning and executing successful campaigns, how to understand power, and different theories of action within the field of advocacy.
Survey results for our most recent AOF Training showed: -100% of respondents would recommend this training to a friend. -100% of respondents intend to integrate their learnings into their daily work.
DATE: March 2017 (Exact date TBD) TIME: 8:30 AM-4 PM COST: $250 per participant (includes light breakfast, lunch, and snacks)
Interested? Let us know. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
P.S. 305 Parent Power Bootcamp
P.S. 305 is looking up to 15 parents/guardians to participate in an 8-week training program to maximize their leadership skills and impact, helping to improve Miami's schools and communities. This training will be offered in English and Spanish in the Spring of 2018.
Participants will be required to attend all meetings, which begin during the week of February 20 and end the week of April 17. English-language sessions will be on Tuesday nights from 6-8 PM, and Spanish-language sessions will be on Wednesdays from 9-11 AM. All trainings will be held at CIC Miami (1951 NW 7th Ave Suite 600, Miami, FL 33136).
Parents or guardians of children in PreK-12 schools in Miami-Dade County are eligible to apply. To apply, fill out this form or call Mina Hosseini at (305)972-7153 for a paper application.
P.S. 305 Teacher Policy Fellowship
Join educators from across Miami-Dade to learn about the people and policies that govern schools, as well as how to impact them. This fellowship builds a bridge between the statehouse and the schoolhouse, elevating teacher voice in the way decisions are made. Through this fellowship, teachers will get a chance to identify the role they want to play in making systemic change in the Miami community. Sessions will focus on: -The meaning of advocacy -Community organizing skills -Issue research -Approaches to leading systems -Local political context The fellowship involves 10 sessions which will be held on Thursdays nights from 5-7 PM at CIC Miami ((1951 NW 7th Ave Suite 600, Miami, FL 33136).
The 2017 dates are: Oct. 12 Oct. 26 Nov. 9 Nov. 30 Dec. 14 Jan 18 Feb 1 Feb 15 Mar 1 Mar 15
Applications for the 2017-18 cohort have now closed. Please join our listserv to learn more about when future applications open.