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Change24 Cohort


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Change24 Cohort

If you’ve ever wanted to respond to an issue in the world and wondered how to make the change, these workshops are for you.

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Every movement starts with a group of individuals sharing ideas.

Change24 is a programme taking you through the ‘how to’s of social action + campaigning, it works off the idea that in order to change the world, that we learn how to change a community and individuals first.

It could be a poster campaign to challenge stereotypes in your college, it could be a march connecting in to the climate change strikes happening across the world. Big or small, Change 24 teaches us how to build a campaign and keep it running.

Through interactive activities and discussion, working in a group, we’ll work through the different elements and skills of running a project.
Things like: How to be a good leader, how to connect with other campaigns and movements, how to storytell, to communicate the purpose of your project.
For more information on the programme, please visit https://www.beatfreeks.com/change24-about

Where?
We’ll be running the workshops during Lates at Beatfreeks Offices, Zellig, Digbeth.
(Near Custard Factory, reachable from the city centre by buses number 2, 3)

When?
Wednesdays 5.30-7.30
Every Wednesday from 24th July - 28th August
and then alternate Wednesdays until the end of October.

Please note - This is not a closed programme.
If you find this opportunity but it’s already started, please apply anyway!
There will still be a chance to take part.

What will I get?
You’ll develop skills in campaigning, but more specifically: project planning, discussion, leadership, social media storytelling, basic training as an entrepreneur.
1-1 mentoring in bringing your project idea to life.
You’ll receive a certificate to accredit your participation and the programme can be used to support your CV and/or a personal statement.

Requirements
• This programme is for 16-18 year olds currently but we can accept applications from 15 and 19 in this age bracket
Free to take part
• *There is no prior experience of campaigning necessary, just an interest and want to make something happen

We will also be running open sessions for people outside of the 16-28 age bracket. If you’re interested in these, please apply anyway but note your age.

Let’s get change making.