This training was recorded
Thursday, April 9.

Watch here or on YouTube.

View facilitator’s slide deck here.

Public Narrative: Telling your COLA story and translating it into action

Facilitated by Jess Northend and Amna Ahmad
(Harvard Kennedy School mid-career students)

This session will provide a framework for articulating your narrative and leading others to achieve shared purpose in the face of uncertainty. Public narrative is the art of translating values into the emotional resources for action. We will explain and model public narrative, and break into small groups for peer coaching.


The people’s university. 
Think tank for resistance movements 
Training school for a new generation of university labor organizers.

About the strike


Public education free and accessible for everyone - without student debt.
Critical thinking and skills - not bound to the imperatives of the market.
Communities of care and shared struggle - not competition for grades & grants.
Brilliance - without ‘experts’.

Learn your power to organize personal and social transformation.
Decolonize, democratize, queer, and abolish the university.