UPDATE 1-25-09: Unite the Fight is attending Camp Courage today and we'll be pulled away from blogging. However, this means a report will follow about what to expect if you decide to attend a training session in your area.
UPDATE: The application for Camp Courage has been extended until 5pm today, January 14th. Hurry up and apply - it's free!
The Courage Campaign is hosting numerous one-day training sessions to take place throughout California in community organizing techniques for those who are committed to repealing Proposition 8 and restoring marriage equality to California.
At the sessions, training will consist of the basics: door-to-door canvassing, organizing a phonebank and house party, recruiting and energizing volunteer leaders, and engaging with people in “red” counties and neighborhoods.
The first of these sessions will take place in Los Angeles on January 25th, but the deadline is to apply is TODAY, January 14th at 5pm.
WHAT: Camp Courage, for activists and organizers working to repeal Prop 8
WHERE: Los Angeles, venue TBA
WHEN: Full-day training on Sunday, Jan. 25 (8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.)
NOTE: A reception featuring Cleve Jones will kick off the training on Saturday, Jan. 24, at 7:30p.m. (venue TBD).
More sessions are in the works to take place in Fresno, San Diego, Sacramento, San Luis Obispo and San Francisco. For questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Courage Campaign is also asking for your financial support in raising $25,000: