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Running an engaging online training: Top tips

How do you stop people zoning out during an online training? How can you read facial expressions and body language when everyone is sat behind a screen? Here are Nim's top tips:

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Building trust in online trainings: Top tips

How do you build trust online? Bootcamp lead trainer Nim shares their top tips and tricks for 'building the container' in a virtual setting, including some great virtual icebreakers:

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Prepping your online training: Top tips

Preparing for an online training session can take a lot longer than real life sessions: here's a handy list of things to consider when preparing for your online training.

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Picking your tech for online trainings: Top tips

Zoom? Google Hangouts? Skype? How do you pick the right technology to host your online training? Bootcamp's lead trainer Nim shares their top tips below:

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Going virtual: Top tips for trainers and facilitators

Covid-19 means many campaigners and activists will be turning to online meetings to organise. Lead Bootcamp trainer Nim shares their top tips for running engaging virtual trainings.

Graduate Story :

Lotte Marley

Lotte is a campaigner with Brighton Youth Strikes for Climate, who helped organise Brighton’s Global Climate Strike in September 2019.

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Esther Leighton

Esther is a disability justice campaigner who uses the law to fight for social change and accessibility on the high street. 

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Talking about Trolls: Activists share their experiences of online abuse

How do activists cope with facing abuse online? I spoke to two members of the Bootcamp community who have been trolled relentlessly for their work as campaigners. Here are 5 things I learned.

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Bootcampers in the media!

There’s been lots of campaigns led by Bootcamp alumni in the media recently. From environmental activism to fighting deportations, our community is leading change across the UK.

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What’s holding me back? Nothing! Farina on queerness, Islam, and life in Bristol

We spoke to Bootcamp graduate Farina about her life growing up as a queer Muslim woman in Bristol. Read on below!

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Communities of Resistance 2020 Conference Round-up!

Over 80 of our Bootcamp and Everyday Activism alumni attended our Communities of Resistance conference earlier this month. Read on to find out everything that we got up to...

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Top 10 books for activists in 2020!

If you’re a book-nerd like me, then you’ll love the blog below. Find out the top book recommendations for activists from Bootcamp staff and graduates here!

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Pioneering the Polish disabled women’s movement

We sat down with Bootcamp grad Magda Szarota, one of Poland’s leading activists fighting for disability rights. Read about her experiences, from advocating at the UN and building grassroots movements.

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This is not an isolated incident: the Essex 39, Chinese Feminism and Anti-Border Activism

Bootcamp graduate Tessa has been organising with activists to stand in solidarity with the families of the Essex 39. Read on to find out more about her story and activism across the UK and China.

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Scholarship Spotlight: Campaign Bootcamp Scholarship for Anti-Hate Campaigners

We are happy to announce that in 2020, we will be offering Bootcamp scholarships to activists involved in anti-hate campaigning. 

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