Grass Movements (Training, Organizing, Research, Consulting)
GM (TORC)–Now accepting clients, on a for-pay and pro bono basis. Services offered run the gamut from individual and group training and facilitation, organizing strategy for new forming groups, and individual students and aspiring professionals interested in a career in Organizing. We can support Collaborative and Coalition-based Organizing Strategies, including Community and Labor, Community and Faith, Year-Round Electoral Organizing, Corporate Accountability, and Academic to Community Organizing Strategies. We offer Academic and Non-profit Research, participatory action research, everyday Ethnography for social change, and consulting on projects and campaigns of local, City, State, or Federal Policy or Social Change scope. We focus on projects that build Diversity and Inclusion in the Movement. Organizing consultation sought is welcome from all Democratic and “Left”/Progressive/”Movement Building” Organizations. Consulting stresses and prioritizes Intersectional approaches to engaging diverse populations. Organizer Aaron Wagner is a white, CIS-gendered male (pronouns He/Him/They), with 20 years of experience in anti-racist, pro-gender and pro-LGBTQIA experience in Academia and Organizing, with an MA in the Social Sciences, specializing in Social Movements, broad-based Organizing, Ethnography, with thousands of in-depth interviews and 1-1s completed. Other areas of focus include “Mental Health of the Movement” and “Mental Health of Organizers.” Also interested in working with “Musicians for Social Change,” and “Writers for Social Change.” Please message this page, or email firstname.lastname@example.org with proposals for collaborative, collective work. Thank you.