Olivia Lally, Campaigns and Policy Officer for ActionAid Ireland, has been in touch about an eight-week ‘Tax Justice and Campaigning’ course. The course takes place in Dublin on Tuesday evenings from September 13 until November 1 and will include elements of development studies, human rights, gender studies, international relations, activism and advocacy. Here are the details:
The participatory course will provide skills and knowledge, which will enable participants to contribute to movements for tax justice and a fairer world. The course will cover the how, who and why of tax justice, including elements of policy, as well as campaigning, advocacy and communications theory, strategy and skills.
Participants will have the opportunity to plan and execute a public action after the training concludes. The training will apply participatory methods, action-based learning and peer-to-peer learning. Short weekly reading and research assignments will be provided. Proficiency in English is required as well as high motivation for active participation in a non-formal educational training format. Participants will receive a certificate of participation on completion.
When: 6.30pm – 8pm, Tuesday evenings from September 13th until November the 1st.
Where: Comhlamh, Parliament Street, Dublin 2.
Who: Do you want to change the world and help end poverty? Are you passionate about income inequality and motivated to campaign for a fair deal for developing countries? Join our tax justice campaign training in Dublin and become part of the fight for a more equal world.
Cost: We suggest a €30 waged or €10 unwaged/student donation to ActionAid’s El Nino Drought Appeal. Please get in touch if this is beyond your means, the donation is not a requirement for participation.
You can find more details here. Application forms must be completed and returned to email@example.com by Thursday September 1.