February 29th, Nonviolence Workshop Conducted by George Lakey

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:

  3. Earth Quaker Action Team EQAT.org

  4. WagingNonviolence.org

  5. 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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