Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 19:00 to Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 19:00  
Canadian Labour Congress
Online - your computer
Ottawa, ON K1Y1W6

Taking Charge of Change (TCC) is an intensive eight-week activist training program for young workers and youth activists (age 30 and under) who want to lead, build and organize for change. This program takes place in a participatory online learning environment.

Winter 2016 Session: Every Tuesday from February 23rd – April 12th, 2016. Sessions run from 7pm – 9pm EST.

This program will help you:
• Build leadership skills to engage and mobilize young workers.
• Build knowledge about the issues affecting young workers in the union, workplace and community.
• Deepen your understanding of past and present labour and social justice issues using an anti-oppression framework.
• Develop organizing skills for building a movement.
• Bonus! Build solidarity with other young activists across the country.

Program Details:
TCC is an intensive program made up of twelve sessions held live online over eight weeks. Sessions explore contemporary issues grounded in a context of peoples’ histories, struggles and politics. We round out the sessions by building skills and sharing strategies and tactics for organizing.

Applications are open from January 8 to 24, 2016.