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How ACT UP Fought Back: Direct Action and Civil Disobedience (Workshop)
January 7, 2017 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
UPDATE: We now have ASL interpretation! Details below.
Since the 2016 election, many of us have been looking at how to build a resistance movement. ACT UP was one of the most effective resistance movements in recent history. In this workshop, former ACT UP SF members Rebecca Hensler, Crystal Mason, and Ingrid Nelson share some of their personal stories about how they came to be involved in direct action, how they got organized, what their strategies and values were, their successes and challenges with intersectionality, and what current resistance movements can learn from their experiences.
We’re asking for donations of $5-$20 at the door to cover our costs, but no-one will be turned away for lack of funds.
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UPDATE ON ASL INTERPRETATION: We now have ASL interpretation scheduled for this event! We’re setting aside some seats near the front for people who need ASL interpretation: please arrive early if you can, since we’re expecting a full house. Many thanks to the people who lit a fire under us to do this, and to our anonymous donor who’s covering the cost. And many thanks to Bay Area Communication Access (BACA) for taking our request at the last minute.
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