Organizing, Media, Anti-Oppression, Research and Other Trainings


The DataCenter unlocks the power of knowledge for social change. Provides and offers training in research, analysis, power mapping, and other skills critical in organizing.

Center for Media Justice

CMJ is a dynamic progressive communications strategy and media policy tank for grassroots organizations serving communities of color and America’s poor. Learn to work with the media and communicate effectively to the world.

Center for Peace & Nonviolence Studies

Based at the University of Rhode Island, the Center offers trainings in Kingian Nonviolence, a curriculum developed out of the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement. Learn the principles of Dr. King’s nonviolent philosophy and the organizing strategy used in that era.

Center for Third World Organizing

CTWO is a racial-justice organization dedicated to building a social-justice movement led by people of color. Offers a variety of trainings for organizers and has a retreat center in Oakland, CA that offers affordable meeting space and accommodation for up to 60 people.

SPIN Project

Dedicated to working with social justice organizations, the SPIN Project develops communication skills, infrastructure and leadership, leaving stronger organizations with the ability to amplify their work with messages that evolve from the grassroots.

People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond

The People’s Institute offers trainings to help organizers comprehensively understand the notion of racism and combat it through a systemic approach.