Shop talk: public speaking for organizers

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) has created a great guide for facilitators about how to run a success workshop on public speaking for union activists. The guide includes handouts, a feedback form for participants to fill out, and charts to draw on during the workshop. The workshop covers:

Characteristics of an effective speaker

How to create an outline for a speech

Practice exercises

Mock presentations for participants to test their skills 

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