Organizing Institute

Preparing the next generation of community leaders

The Jolt Organizing Institute is preparing the next generation of community leaders and activists in Texas. Through the development of core organizing skills and political education, participants will gain access to tools to build a movement of engaged Latinx voters and shift the political landscape of Texas for a more just democracy that serves all Texans.

The Fundamentals of Organizing

Participants will learn the skills they need to launch and manage a grassroots organizing campaign. Summer 2018 classes will be day-long classes held at 7305 Navigation Blvd, Houston, TX 77011 on July 14 & 15. Click here to apply. Applications are due June 29, 2018.

Curriculum

Who We Are: Latinos in the U.S.

Power and the Legacy of Latino Social Movements in the U.S.

The Secret Sauce to Organizing & Building Power

Digital Organizing: Strategies and Best Practices

Direct Action: From Protest to Performance, Mobilizing to Win on the Issues

Stacking the Deck: GOTV and Democracy in Texas

Graduation Celebration

Program Commitments

Participants should have a personal commitment to social justice and be able to attend both day long classes from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Application Process

Enrollment in the Jolt Organizing Institute is free. Summer 2018 classes will be held in Houston, Texas, address TBD. Applications are due June 29, 2018. Click here to apply.
Still have questions? Email tess@joltinitiative.org