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Non-Violent Direct Action Workshop in Carmel
Date Saturday May 17
Time 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location Details
Unitarian Universalist Church of the Monterey Peninsula
490 Aguajito Road, Carmel
Event Type Class/Workshop
Organizer/Author
Non-Violent Direct Action Workshop

with Jessica Bell

Jessica is an organizer with the California Food and Justice Coalition, Bay Rising and Direct Action to Stop the War.

Who should attend:

Anyone who knows they want to participate in civil disobedience or are willing to support others as they participate

Anyone who is considering civil disobedience or would like to know more about civil disobedience as practiced by Gandhi and Martin Luther King

Anyone who participates in vigils/demonstrations and would like to learn what to do if confronted by law enforcement

In this interactive, dynamic and fun workshop, you will develop the theoretical and practical skills you need to determine when and how to engage in non-violent direct action to achieve your goals of social change. Specific topics that we will cover include: types of direct action, best practice principles of direct actions, strategic planning so you can determine when direct action should be used, preparing for an action, action roles and dealing with conflict during the action. Participants will also practice designing and role-playing actions.

Saturday, May 17
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Unitarian Universalist Church of the Monterey Peninsula
490 Aguajito Road, Carmel
Suggested donation: $10.00
Bring a brown bag lunch

No one will be turned away

Sponsored by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. Contact: Sue Hubbard at (831-444-8645 or shubbard [at] redshift.com
Added to the calendar on Monday May 5th, 2008 11:06 PM

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