Data Lockdown
Oct
30
to Oct 31

Data Lockdown

Join Instituto and data experts for our 1st ever Data Lockdown!

For lots of organizations, the thought of cleaning up or structuring their data can be scarier anything else they’ll run in to this Halloween, but it’s also something that can set us up for greater success in 2020. For this workshop, we’ll not only be watching scary movies and eating pizza, but you’ll have data experts on hand to help you troubleshoot your data needs and find solutions.

Here are some things you’ll be able to do at the lockdown, depending on your data needs:

  • Establish a segmentation structure that clearly supports your engagement model

  • Identify the best platform or tools to track your data

  • Do or learn to do data hygiene

  • Get feedback on your data practices for security and performance

COSTUMES AND/OR COMFORTABLE CLOTHES ARE ENCOURAGED, BUT NOT REQUIRED!

This is a workshop so you can leave whenever you’re done or stay and finish the movies with us!

THIS EVENT IS FREE, BUT SPACE IS LIMITED, SO YOU MUST REGISTER USING THE FORM BELOW:

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Monzón Fellowship Graduation
Nov
14
5:30 PM17:30

Monzón Fellowship Graduation

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It was seven months of learning, growing, building community, and preparing to take on added leadership. The Monzón Fellows are now ready to win!

Join us in celebrating the 1st Monzón Fellowship cohort with a powerful, immersive experience in South Phoenix!

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Arena Academy
Dec
5
to Dec 9

Arena Academy

  • Phoenix Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Instituto, in partnership with Arena, are bringing Arena Academy to Phoenix! Arena Academy is a best-in-class training program for political professionals. Participants from across the U.S. will join us as we learn about how to win in 2020!

This program is ideal for:

  • Campaign Managers

  • Communications Directors

  • Finance Directors

  • Data Directors

  • Digital Directors

  • Organizing Directors

  • Organizers

WHEN: December 5th-9th, 2019

WHERE: Phoenix, AZ

COST: $300

CAPACITY: 250

DEADLINE TO APPLY: October 11th, 2019

Capacity is limited so apply today: arena.run/academy

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Creating Creative Content - Part 2 (The Workshop)
Aug
26
5:00 PM17:00

Creating Creative Content - Part 2 (The Workshop)

THIS TRAINING IS PART 2 OF A 2-PART SERIES

This session is a workshop where you can gain hands-on experience on creating graphic content and get direct feedback from design and communications experts that will be on-hand. The first session will cover mostly theory or creating engaging content and have different exercises for differing levels of experience with design concepts and tools. You can attend either one or both sessions, but you must register for each separately. TO REGISTER FOR THE PART ONE, CLICK HERE.

TRAINERS:

Carla Chavarria, Founder & Graphic Designer, Ocho Agency

Lucy Sandoval, Communications Director, Puente

Vianey De Anda, Communications Coordinator, ProgressNow Arizona

Monica Nowakowski, Digital Communications Specialist, Iconico Campaigns

CO-HOSTING ORGANIZATION:

ProgressNow Arizona

DESCRIPTION:

Content creation is such an important skill for all organizations, but limited resources or capacity can make it difficult. Often, there is only one person within an organization dedicating any time to creating the content that is supposed to help us win support. Whether you’re just beginning to design or someone with more experience that want’s to make sure they’re keeping up on best practices and trends, it can be very helpful to get feedback from experts with communications and design-eyes to make sure we’re putting our “best foot forward” in connecting with the community.

In this workshop we will :

  • Learn about design principles

  • Get individual expert review on past design(s)

  • Learn about simple and easy tools that can make designing more efficient or effective

  • Connect with other content creators who work in social justice, progressive politics, and organizing

This training is part of Instituto’s Training Series, and everyone, regardless of experience level is welcome!

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Creating Creative Content - Part 1
Aug
14
5:00 PM17:00

Creating Creative Content - Part 1

THIS TRAINING IS PART 1 OF A 2-PART SERIES

This session will cover mostly theory or creating engaging content and have different exercises for differing levels of experience with design concepts and tools. The second part is a workshop where you can gain hands-on experience on creating graphic content and get direct feedback from design and communications experts that will be on-hand. You can attend either one or both sessions, but you must register for each separately. TO REGISTER FOR THE WORKSHOP, CLICK HERE.

TRAINERS:

Carla Chavarria, Founder & Graphic Designer, Ocho Agency

Monica Nowakowski, Digital Communications Specialist, Iconico Campaigns

CO-HOSTING ORGANIZATION:

ProgressNow Arizona

DESCRIPTION:

More and more, digital communications is becoming a key factor in the success of organizing and campaigning. Our ability to create content that informs, engages, and mobilizes our current and potential supporters can be the difference between winning or losing.

In this training we will cover:

  • Creating a brand and storytelling

  • What is engaging content?

  • Some do’s and don’ts for creating engaging content

  • How to understand who you’re talking to and how to craft your messages for them

  • What simple or user-friendly tools there are for quick and in-the-moment content creation

This training is part of Instituto’s Training Series, and everyone, regardless of experience level is welcome! We will have some hands-on training for differing levels of experience, so everyone should gain something.

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How much experience do you have with designing for social media posting, website or email communications, photo editing, or creating memes?
How much experience do you have with recording and editing video or audio content for posting online either via social media or websites?
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Having Difficult Conversations
Jul
17
5:00 PM17:00

Having Difficult Conversations

TRAINER:

Luis Avila, Founder & President of Iconico Campaigns and Founder of Instituto

DESCRIPTION:

Many of us avoid having difficult conversations. They are awkward, produce anxiety, and it’s easier to avoid them altogether. But oftentimes these exchanges are meaningful conversations that can help us move forward, and they can be critical in creating a healthy, productive environments of respect and accountability.

In this training we will cover:

  • How to confront our fears when having a difficult conversation

  • Best practices to move the conversation in a positive and productive direction

  • Establishing organizational norms that allow difficult conversations to be less stressful for both the initiator and others

  • How to follow-up after having a difficult conversation

This training is part of Instituto’s Training Series, and everyone is welcome!

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Florecer Aquí Y Allá
Jul
6
12:00 PM12:00

Florecer Aquí Y Allá

On Saturday July 6th, Instituto will be hosting Florecer Aquí y Allá, a transnational migrant solidarity event that will celebrate immigration through the means of art. The event will be done in solidarity with other groups across the U.S. 

Often times when we speak on immigration it is done with a sad or hopeless tone, but Florecer Aquí y Allá will celebrate the beauty of immigration and our rights to approach the issue in a way that best fits all of our own personal needs. Designed in a way that is meant to inspire and ignite a movement within our communities that will continue pushing for change within immigration.

There are subsequent themes that are impacted by immigration, that many migrants are also pushing to reform. Florecer Aquí y Allá will highlight some of these topics such as education and opportunity, and families belong together. 

Undocumented Students for Education Equity (USEE) from ASU will be part of the event to help highlight the necessity of accessible education for those who migrate to the United States. There are added hurdles that are unfairly placed by government officials to prevent students from obtaining access to the quality public education Arizona has to offer. 

Immigration often impacts families, but not always in the way that it should. Family separation is an issue that immigrants often have to deal with, but should never be the case. Our partner organization for the event Aliento helps the community deal and heal with these topics through their art and healing programs. Florecer Aquí y Allá will highlight the importance and beauty of keeping families together, and will be a call to action for the community to continue pushing for immigration reform that values families as a whole unit.

Florecer Aquí y Allá means to flourish, both here and there. The event is meant to inspire the migrant community and allies in Phoenix to continue pushing for policies that positively impact our communities.  

It is an artist call to action that is designed to highlight the benefits of immigration on our communities, and to celebrate the autonomous decision to immigrate or not to. Palabras Bilingual Bookstore is a partner organization that has connected immigrant communities with the artistic medium for years in the Phoenix community and we are proud to have their support on the event.

The event will be on Saturday, July 6th at CO+HOOTS from the hours of 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM. The event is welcome to all, and we highly encourage artists whose themes revolve around immigration to participate in the event.


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Public Speaking for All
Jun
5
5:00 PM17:00

Public Speaking for All

TRAINER:

Jacob Jones-Martinez, Chief of Staff for Iconico

January Contreras, Former Candidate for AZ Attorney General

DESCRIPTION:

Public speaking can be a daunting task, but a very necessary skill when we want to represent our organizations, campaigns, and our passion in a clear, concise and powerful manner that motivates people to join us and take action. This training will include best practices and skills for speaking confidently about your message regardless of whether it’s in front of one or hundreds of other people.Register

LOCATION:

Balsz School District - 4825 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, AZ 85008

Space is limited, so please register if you want to attend this free training.

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Message Crafting: Digital Strategies for Broader Reach (Webinar)
May
1
4:30 PM16:30

Message Crafting: Digital Strategies for Broader Reach (Webinar)

TRAINER:

Monica Nowakowski, Digital Communications Consultant and Campaigns Associate for Iconico

DESCRIPTION:

One of the reasons your content or message might not be reaching who you want to reach is that it’s not crafted around what they want to hear. Here are some of the things you should walk away with from this webinar:

  • How to outline personas

  • Tools and tips for social listening

  • How to identify keywords

  • Tips for targeting

  • How to rephrase message for more impact

  • Tools and tips for A/B testing across all communications platforms

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You’ll receive the link to the webinar via email 24 hours before the training date.

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A New Day - Instituto's Launch Party
Apr
24
5:30 PM17:30

A New Day - Instituto's Launch Party

Join us as we launch Instituto! It will be an incredible evening filled with even more incredible people. Meet the 2019 Monzón Fellows and learn about all of the programs and training Instituto will offer!

The entire evening has been curated by some of the coolest people we know, our friends as LaPhoenikera.com. You’ll enjoy a menu inspired by the Sonoran Desert and crafted by Chef Mario from the REZ an Urban Eatery. Everyone will be swaying to the rhythm of the beats DJ Javin will be spinning. You won’t want to miss out on the sensory experience of Sierra Joy Stewart’s art installation that she created specifically for this event! Also, make sure to be a part of our audio time capsule that will be captured by our good friend and podcaster, Pita Juarez.

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