Category Archives: toolkit


Local Training Workshops

Here are some supporting materials for local community leaders to run fun and engaging training workshops.   Simply clink on the links below.   If you do run a workshop, remember to go to MHAction’s Facebook Page and post pictures for all to see!

Letter to the Editor Workshop Materials

Workshop Exercise

Sample Letters on Social Security Disability Insurance

Sample Letters on .Income Inequality and Social Security

Jeopardy Game Materials (Note:  This game has one category that contains North Dakota specific Clues and Answer.  That particular category would need to be re-worked in order to be germane to your location.) 

Jeopardy Game Exercise

Sample Clues and Answers

Game Board Categories and Pieces


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Resources on Researching Companies

Here are helpful sites that can be used by community leaders in research endeavors:

Corporate Research | Organizing for Power, Organizing for Change –

Corporate Research Project –

Corporate Watch –

Yahoo Finance –

Little Sis –

Researching Politicians –$$/

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May 2014 Chicago Training Materials

 Powerpoint Presentation on Social Security background, expansion and related policy (also as PDF)

Corporate Campaign Training

Principles and Practices for Deep Listening

“Where I’m Coming From”

Local Executive Research


Story of Self:

Story of Self Facilitators Guide

Story of Self Worksheet


Media materials:

Social Media Training (Powerpoint)

CCC Message Memo connecting retirement security and economic justice

“Winning Words” Handout


FOR SALE: Show Sam Zell and Members of Congress enough is enough!

We are asking ELS homeowners from across the country to participate in our For Sale: Our Economic and Retirement Security Campaign.  Here’s what you can do:

1)      Download and post up our FOR SALE signs on your home
2)      Take a picture and upload it to our Tumblr site:
3)      If homeowners are organizing local events, we’ve uploaded some helpful press release templates and talking points for reference.
4) Share this exciting campaign with your friends by clicking here