About Learning Groups
Some members want a way to get involved, learn about an issue, and make an impact before signing up for a 6-month Giving Project. We get it! Learning Groups provide that opportunity with a shorter time commitment (2-4 meetings over 2-3 months, depending on the Learning Group). A Learning Group is also a good option for folks whose schedules don't allow participation in a full-length Giving Project.
It’s a little like a book club - but with films, articles, and guest speakers in addition to books. Members will make a direct impact to social justice organizing by making a meaningful gift to support our Giving Projects.
In a Learning Group you will:
- Learn about Social Justice Fund NW and our powerful & innovative Giving Project model
- Dive into learning about a key issue in a social justice movement that we fund (Gender Justice, Environmental Justice, Economic Justice, or Criminal Justice)
- Make a meaningful gift to a Giving Project to support community organizing in our region
- Optional - Sign up to go on a site visit to a potential grantee organization, come to our Annual Seattle Summit on July 16, attend other public events, and self-organize other gatherings with your fellow Learning Group participants
We’ll offer two *NEW* Learning Groups in 2016:
For more information, contact SJF Project Manager Rebecca Allen at email@example.com
Portland: Gender Justice Learning Group: October 5, October 15, October 27, November 9, and March 21, 2017
For more information, contact SJF Oregon Director Dianne Riley at firstname.lastname@example.org