Persuasive Writing for Community Organizers and Leaders


January 11, 18, 25

February 1, 8, and 15

from 11 am - 1 pm EST; 10 am - 12 pm CST;

9 am -11 am MST; 8 am - 10:00 am PST

Meets VIRTUALLY for six 2-hour sessions


You already know it is possible to learn to write efficiently and persuasively. This workshop is to help you hone your writing skills and remove the writer’s blocks you may have. Over 60 participants have already taken this seminar, and a list of references is available.

The facilitators for this workshop are Adrienne McCauley, a long-time organizer with both W/SW IAF and Metro IAF, and Greg Pierce, an organizer and leader with Metro IAF for over 50 years and the publisher of ACTA Publications.


  • $450 for non-IAF related participants or two for $700
  • $350 for current and past staff or leaders in IAF affiliates

Cost includes many handouts and a free copy of Reveille for a New Generation: Organizers and Leaders Reflect on Power, compiled by Greg Pierce (a $20 value). Payments will be made to ACTA Publications, 800-397-2282.

Participation will be limited to a total of 18 participants plus the two facilitators. A 10% discount is available for those who register before December 31, 2022. Spots are available first-come, first-served. Scholarships and discounts based on need are available.

To register or ask for more information contact workshop facilitators Adrienne McCauley at [email protected] (512-560-8838) or Greg Pierce at [email protected] (773-590-3801). 

IAF National Training

July 11 - 18th, 2023

Locaion TBD

More details to come