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Nonviolent Direct Action & Civil Disobedience Training

  • Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston 1900 Bering Dr Houston, Texas 77057 (map)

"Houston Texas Nonviolent Direct Action & Civil Disobedience Training

Organized by activists with Greenpeace-Houston, 350-Houston, Emerson Justice Advocates, Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church, and the Texas Drought Project.

WHAT: Training about skill-sets and considerations of planning and doing nonviolent direct action and civil disobedience for protests and strategic campaigns, primarily for activists of beginner and intermediary experience levels. The majority of organizations offering this training are focused on climate action and environmental justice; The skills covered are cross-applicable to supporting any number of justice struggles. We are motivated by a goal of growing our community networks and capacities to take action for defending our city, state, communities/neighbors, with strength and solidarity.

WHERE & WHEN: 
April 9th, 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm --- Emerson UU Church, 1900 Bering Dr, Houston, TX 77057

COSTS & ACCOMMODATIONS: We are operating with limited funds and capacities, but we will do our best to make these trainings accommodating and accessible. Please inform us below if you need childcare, audio or visual aids, avoidance of certain allergens, or other particular amenities in order to fully participate.
*** In order to fairly compensate our trainers and offer food, we are requesting a donation of $10 or more (sliding scale). No one will be turned away for lack of donating, but we ask that you seek sponsorship support if you can't spare $10 yourself."

Earlier Event: April 9
Houston Cotoname Village fundraiser
Later Event: April 15
Decolonize Dallas: Water is Life