Training & Leadership Development

POWER (People Organized for Power & Equal Rights) Academy is our leadership development program that prepares VOCAL-NY members to more effectively participate in policymaking that affects their lives. POWER Academy utilizes popular education methods that rely on the lived experience of our members to develop their skills and issue knowledge.

POWER Academy courses include:

- Campaign strategy

- Understanding power relations

- Outreach and recruitment

- Holding effective meetings

- Action planning

- Media relations

- Coalition building

Contact Jeremy Saunders jeremy@vocal-ny.org or 917-676-8041 to apply for our next POWER Academy or to find out more information.