[act-ma] UPCOMING Films and Community Non-Violent Direct Action Trainings

Morrigan Phillips morrigan.phillips at gmail.com
Tue Dec 6 08:46:02 PST 2011


Updates - training locations and added film screenings!
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Community Non-Violent Direct Action Trainings and film screenings*

ALL TRAININGS AND MOVIES ARE *FREE*

Inspired by the Occupy movement these trainings are part of a community
capacity building effort in the Boston area. The trainings will be
facilitated by members of the New England Trainers Network,  Alliance of
Community Trainers and the Health Justice Working Group of Occupy Boston.
The aim is to build the skill sets and confidence of community groups and
activists in doing NVDA. Please sign up ahead of time for the trainings to
help the trainers plan.

Sign up:
Email:  bostonactiontrainings at riseup.net<http://us.mc1610.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=bostonactiontrainings@riseup.net>
Phone: (617) 971-8753
Web: www.tinyurl.com/NVDAtraining

TRAININGS

*Thursday December 8th* – 10am -3:30pm :: Non-violent  Direct Action
basics, Facilitated by Starhawk -
http://www.starhawk.org/activism/activism.html an amazing organizer and
trainer out of the Bay Area.
Location: Community Church, 565 Boylston Street, Boston

*Saturday December 10th *– 1pm – 4:00pm **note time change of training**
:: Facilitation and Group Process -agendas, running meetings, decision
making models, dealing with challenging people and more. **
Location: Community Church, 565 Boylston Street, Boston

*Saturday December 10th *– 6pm  :: [MOVIE] *We Interrupt this Empire*
A film documenting the mass coordinated direct action in San Francisco
after the start of the Iraq war.
Location: Community Church, 565 Boylston Street, Boston

*Saturday December 17th* – 10am to 5pm :: Non-Violent Direct Action:
History, Street Tactics, Planning, Strategy, Legal, Affinity Groups and
More! Full day training
Location: Community Church, 565 Boylston Street, Boston

*Saturday December 17th* – 5:30pm :: [MOVIE] *This is What Democracy Looks
Like*
In 1999 mass demonstrations and coordinated direct actions in Seattle, WA
shut down the WTO ministerial meeting and spring boarded the US
anti-globalization movement.
Location: Community Church, 565 Boylston Street, Boston

*Sunday December 18th* – 12pm – 5pm :: Direct Action Strategy and Action
Planning – Digging a little deeper.
Location: TBA

*Monday December 19th* – 6:30pm :: [MOVIE] *The Take 6:30*

A film by Avi Lewis and Naomi Klien, The Take is a film about  thirty
unemployed auto-parts workers who walk into their idle factory, roll out
sleeping mats and refuse to leave.
Location: Community Church, 565 Boylston Street, Boston

Sign up:
Email:  bostonactiontrainings at riseup.net<http://us.mc1610.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=bostonactiontrainings@riseup.net>
Phone: (617) 971-8753
Web: www.tinyurl.com/NVDAtraining
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