99% Spring Non-Violent Direct Action Training Saturday April 14th

Committee: 

Direct Action

When: 

Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 10:00am

Location: 

Please register for exact address

Facilitator: 

Mike

99% Spring Non-Violent Direct Action Training
Saturday, 14 Apr 2012, 10:00 AM - 5PM
 

The 99% Spring is a broad activist Coalition with one goal: to train 100,000 people in Non-Violent Direct Action in one week, culimating to 6 weeks of concentrated actions against the ruling class across the country.

I am hosting and training one of the larger 7 hour trainings on Saturday April 14th.  The curriculum covers a brief history of non-violent direct action and the financial crisis, the tactics of 1%, and what we can do to cultivate collective power to fight back including campaign strategy building and tactical planning.  This is a free training. 

If you are interested in attending this training, please register here.

Attendence is limited, so if you want to attend, please register ASAP.

Also, I am aware there may be some that are concerned about working with a coalition that includes organizations like Moveon.  I recommend checking out this article that explores some of those concerns:
 

The "99% Spring" Movement to Train 100,000 Activists: Co-Opting Occupy or Helping Spread its Message?


Also, enclosed below is a complete list of the organizations in the 99% Spring Coalition:

If you have any questions about the training, please feel free to contact me.


-Mike

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99% SPRING
Jobs With Justice
United Auto Workers
National Peoples Action
National Domestic Workers Alliance
MoveOn.org
New Organizing Institute
Movement Strategy Center
The Other 98%
Service Employees International Union
AFL-CIO
Rebuild the Dream
Color of Change
UNITE-HERE
Greenpeace
Institute for Policy Studies
PICO National Network
New Bottom Line
Veterans of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement
SNCC Legacy Project
United Steel Workers
National Education Association
Working Families Party
Communications Workers of America
United States Student Association
Rainforest Action Network
American Federation of Teachers
Leadership Center for the Common Good
UNITY
National Guestworker Alliance
350.org
The Ruckus Society
Citizen Engagement Lab
smartMeme Strategy & Training Project
Right to the City Alliance
Pushback Network
Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment
Progressive Democrats of America
Change to Win
Grassroots Global Justice Alliance
Campaign for America's Future
Public Campaign Action Fund
Fuse Washington
Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment
Citizen Action of New York
Engage
United Electrical Workers Union
National Day Laborers Organizing Network
Alliance for a Just Society
The Partnership for Working Families
United Students Against Sweatshops
Presente.org
Get Equal
American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees
Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement
Corporate Accountability International
American Federation of Government Employees
Mobilize the Immigrant Vote
Training for Change
People Organized for Westside Renewal (POWER)
Student Labor Action Project
Colorado Progressive Coalition
Green for All
DC Jobs with Justice
Connecticut Citizen Action Group
Vermont Workers' Center
Midwest Academy
Community Voices Heard
The Coffee Party
International Forum on Globalization
UFCW International Union
Sunflower Community Action
Illinois People's Action
Lakeview Action Coalition
Global Exchange
Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada
Poor Peooples Economic Human Rights Campaign
International Brotherhood of the Teamsters
Resource Generation
Highlander Research and Education Center
TakeAction Minnesota
Energy Action Coalition
Oil Change International
Southsiders Organized for Unity and Liberation
CODEPINK: Women for Peace
United for a Fair Economy
Health Care for America Now

 

 

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