The Art of Student Organizing

WHAT

CAIS will be offering a new one-week camp to centered around student organizing and activism. 

This one week camp is for those who want to learn the skills and knowledge necessary to become public leaders. Students will learn how to run smart campaigns, how to write rhetorically powerful speeches, how to grassroots organize, how to develop digital media strategies, and ultimately how to empower their own voices to create the change they want to see in the world. 

CURRICULUM PILLARS:

Learn how to run an issue campaign as a student 

  • Delivering a winning message
  • Base building
  • Communication for social movements
  • The art of speechwriting
  • Field organizing and direct voter contact
  • Budget and fundraising
  • Getting out the vote 
  • Advocacy, lobbying, and winning on issues
  • Political Framing - how to write a campaign plan
  • Media strategies
  • Digital campaigning
  • Social movement history 
  • The art of persuasion
  • How to be heard as a student
  • Creating a campaign website
  • Women and minorities in the civil rights movement
  • History of student movements 

WHEN

July 30 to August 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Register online at Ultracamp

HOW MUCH

$600 for 1 weeks 

WHERE

Chinese American International School
150 Oak Campus
San Francisco, CA