February 29th, Nonviolence Workshop Conducted by George Lakey

February 14, 2020

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.   

 

Program:

 

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

 

Co-Sponsors:   

  • 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:

  1.  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/

  2. Visit these websites:   

    1. Earth Quaker Action Team   EQAT.org

    2. WagingNonviolence.org

  3. 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”)

 

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