Organizing 2.0 Conference 2018, April 13-14

Organizing 2.0 is just around the corner on April 13-14! We are returning once again to The Murphy Institute where we had our first ever conference in 2009. We’ll be bringing together the labor and organizing world’s most enthusiastic trainers in organizing, digital strategy, social media, grassroots fundraising and advocacy.


Our 10th Organizing 2.0 conference brings organizers together for workshops, trainings, discussions, consulting and networking, visionary speakers, and thoughtful debates about our strategies and practices.

Over two days in Manhattan hundreds of people will come together to learn from each other, share stories and build our skills, organizations and movements.

Featured trainings will include

  • Trainings at all levels on Facebook, Twitter, and Web Analytics

  • Choosing and using organizing databases and email platforms

  • Writing emails
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  • Making GIFs & Memes (both the how and the why)

  • Producing videos and livestreams

  • Member organizing and recruitment online

  • And much more!

 (We are still accepting ideas for speakers and workshops – let us know what you need and/or what you can offer.) CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT SUGGESTIONS!!!


We encourage everyone to join us for lunch on both days. This year’s conference is brought to you by our partners:  The Murphy Institute for Worker Education (CUNY)New York State AFL-CIONew York City Central Labor Council, and the New York Civic Engagement Table. Dozens of other organizations, sponsors, volunteers and donors will be announced in the coming days.

The conference will be held at the The Murphy Institute, 25 West 43rd St. Conference is wheelchair accessible.

See You There!

*We will not be offering childcare services this year as they have not been utilized in the past.


Digital Organizing Bootcamp


Apply now to attend the Digital Organizing Bootcamp in Denver!

Have you been trying to figure how best to use digital organizing strategies and tactics to accentuate the organizing work you do? Do you have a little experience working in digital organizing but want to fine tune your strategies?

If you answered yes to either of those questions, Digital Organizing Bootcamp is for you.

We are conducting two bootcamps in 2017:
New York City June 11-17
Denver, CO July 9-15

These week-long immersive trainings in Digital Organizing, includes hands-on, in-depth training on topics like:
Building a digital campaign strategy
Mapping engagement paths for your supporters
Best practices for building websites, writing email blasts, managing social media and other digital organizing tasks
Integrating digital tactics with offline organizing
Follow up opportunities for mentorship and additional training

To teach you all this and more, we are bringing in some of the best digital trainers in the country to guide you as you master the art of Digital Organizing. This is a unique opportunity to have in-depth conversations with experienced Digital Organizers working across the country about topics like writing a digital campaign budget, managing digital staff and making the case for digital campaigns to non-digital colleagues and bosses.

You’ll also have hands-on experiences with some of the most up-to-date technology being used in Digital Organizing.

The cost for these bootcamps is $2000 per person and includes all of the training and training materials and 3 meals a day including snacks. Housing options are available for an additional fee.
Scholarships are available and acceptance into the training is not dependent on your financial means.

Apply now - Applications are due June 30!

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Public Narrative Training

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We all have a story to tell, and in organizing, that story will influence your work from start to finish.

This training will include:

  • In depth workshop for developing your own story of self, including coaching on how to improve it and adjust it over time
  • Frameworks for how to incorporate your story into your organizing work
  • How to share your story of self both offline and online

Click here to register for this training hosted by Becker Digital Strategies and Organizing 2.0