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Movement for Justice in El Barrio’s Organizing Symposium: Community & Movement Building for Justice with Representative Juan Haro

October 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Free Organizing Symposium, lunch & snacks provided
Everyone welcome: REGISTRATION REQUIRED BY 10/9/18 – Register Here 
Childcare provided if requested with registration

Movement for Justice in El Barrio is an immigrant, women and people of color-led
grassroots community organization that fights for dignity and against displacement in
East Harlem, NYC.
Movement for Justice in El Barrio was named “Best Power To The People Movement
In New York City” by the Village Voice. Movement practices participatory democracy
and horizontal collective decision-making on a community-wide scale and is committed
to autonomy and self-determination.
The Organizing Symposium will include workshops in which participants will engage in
hands on trainings in community organizing skills while also confronting multiple forms
of oppression – patriarchy, racism, sexism, transphobia, xenophobia and homophobia
among them.

Workshops include the following topics:

Base-building for Social Justice Organizing
· Getting our Communities Involved in the Fight
· The 7 Organizing Principles of the indigenous Zapatistas, Chiapas, Mexico.
· Confronting Multiple Forms of Oppression: Racism, Patriarchy, Homophobia,
Transphobia, Xenophobia and other forms of oppression.

Details

Date:
October 13, 2018
Time:
12:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Venue

South Congregational Church
45 Maple St.
Springfield, MA
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