Workshop and Community Gathering:
Using Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigns for Social Change
and Living Planet Protection
Workshop by George Lakey
When: February 29, 2020 9am to 3pm
Where: Boulder Friends Meeting, 1825 Upland, Boulder, Colorado
Registration: Sign up on line with ebrite at this link
PLEASE SIGN UP SO WE HAVE A COUNT OF PARTICIPANTS IN ADVANCE. We want to ensure the most meaningful and engaging program for participants. So sign up early.
Events are without a mandatory charge, but a free will donation of $20 is suggested for the morning workshop to help defray expenses of the sponsor organizations.
9am to 12:30 pm
Workshop lead by George Lakey, acclaimed author of How We Win: A Guide to Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigns, and Viking Economics. In this highly interactive workshop participants learn how to navigate this polarized time we live in through strategic campaigns that build a movement that can create major progressive changes in the country for peace, justice and environment.
12:30 to 1:30 pm
Organic Lunch and making community connections; book signing by George Lakey
1:30 pm to 3 pm
Community building sessions by all participants, with presentations and community dialogue lead by local Boulder area peace and justice, social change, environmental/living planet protection, and faith based organizations. Learn about each other’s programs. Discover and create paths for collaborative non-violent direct action for social change.
Host Sponsor: Boulder Friends Meeting, Peace & Social Justice Committee
Rocky Mountain Peace & Justice Center
Boulder Green Faith Circle (and its affiliated faith groups)
Mountain Forum for Peace (Nederland)
Others supporting: Active Peace, and Mountain View Friends Meeting (Denver)
WE LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR PRESENCE TO HELP CREATE A NON-VIOLENT MOVEMENT FOR PEACE, JUSTICE AND A HEALTHY WORLD FOR ALL ITS INHABITANTS.
Some available Resources for workshop:
Book by George Lakey: How We Win: A Guide to Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigning, 2018; Copies for purchase hoped to be available at the workshop, or you may purchase via https://www.mhpbooks.com/books/how-we-win/
Visit these websites:
Earth Quaker Action Team EQAT.org
Global Nonviolent Action Database http://nvdatabase.swarthmore.edu
George Lakey (left) and Jane Fonda (right) in Washington DC at “Friday Fire Drill” weekly climate rally; (Jane Fonda with Lakey’s book, “How We Win: Guide to Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigns”)