Please join us for interactive workshops that explore strategies for building a just economy in New York City neighborhoods and beyond. The five-part series is open to community organizing and advocacy groups only. Workshop fee = $30 per session. Attend all five workshops for $120. (Fees waived for current grantees of Mertz Gilmore Foundation and New York Women’s Foundation). All workshops will be held in midtown Manhattan and are wheelchair-accessible (location provided upon registration).
Session 3: Using Shareholder Action To Win Grassroots Campaigns
This workshop will explore ways that community groups can use shareholder action as a powerful tool for social justice organizing. Through shareholder action, grassroots groups have won significant media attention and gained direct access to CEOs and corporate boards. Learn how to plan effective shareholder action tailored to your group’s campaigns. Hear from organizing groups that have confronted the big banks and won meaningful change. The workshop will cover strategies for direct action, both inside and outside of shareholder meetings, as well as the nuts and bolts of filing effective shareholder resolutions to press for change.