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George Lakey: How We Win: A Workshop on non-violent campaigns

January 12, 2019 - 1 PM
University Friends Meetinghouse
4001 9th Ave N.E., Seattle

Participatory 3 hour workshop with an internationally-known trainer, George Lakey, author of How We Win: A Guide to Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigning. A lively exploration of how to build power to contribute toward a coalition of movements.

Learn how to start and conduct a nonviolent direct action campaign,  including

  • addressing racism, sexism, and other oppressions
  • deflating right-wing extremists
  • choosing an effective campaign strategy

“If you want to be a soldier, you can go to West Point. If you want to be a nonviolent change-maker, George Lakey has both remarkable stories and remarkable insights–not to mention some remarkable colleagues who add their perspective to this necessary manual.” — Bill McKibben, co-founder 350.org

Sliding Scale.  To register go to: https://HowWeWin.brownpapertickets.com

Questions: Lynn@fitz-hugh.org

George Lakey has led over 1500 workshops on five continents. He was first arrested in the civil rights movement and was a trainer for 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer. In 2018 he was arrested campaigning for Power Local Green Jobs.  In between he gave leadership to campaigns on neighborhood, city-wide, state, national, and international levels, including cross-race, cross-class coalitions and the LGBTQ movement.   He co-led strategy workshops with César Chavez. He’s worked with labor unions, Mohawks, high school students, environmentalists, and the Puerto Rican independence movement. He also taught conflict studies at colleges and universities, most recently Swarthmore College, and authored ten books on how to bring about change.

Order How We Win book: pre-publication at a discounted $13.59 for paperback:
https://www.mhpbooks.com/books/how-we-win/


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