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Protest Safety and Tactical Non-Violence: Session 1

December 12, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Are you a leader in your activist group? Does your group plan to lead or attend rallies or marches? Join us for the first of a 4-part training course in protest safety and conflict de-escalation. Learn the principles of tactical non-violence in a hands-on class specifically designed guide organizers of civil disobedience events in acquiring basic skills for engaging in effective non-violent activism. This is a “teach the teachers” class that will support your ability to teach other members of your group tactical non-violence.

Subsequent classes will be held December 19, January 9, and January 16. The course fee is $200 (4-class series). The instructor will be Joanne Factor, a strong feminist and highly-respected instructor who has been leading classes in empowerment self-defense since 1994. Our curriculum will focus on learning and applying basic skills (eye contact, communicating boundaries, using distance, etc) though role-playing.
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December 12, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Phinney Neighborhood Association
6532 Phinney Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103 United States
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