Activism That Works
Many of us are horrified by this administration’s attacks on immigrants, the environment, health care, voting rights, women’s rights, and more, and we would like to do something to stop the damage – but what? There are countless requests to sign petitions, attend protests, boycott products, etc. Which are worthwhile and which a waste of time? In this workshop, Betsy Leondar-Wright will share 5 criteria for what makes public action effective. The criteria are drawn from research as well as her own social justice movement involvement over many years. Together the group will evaluate resistance efforts now in progress. Participants will leave with ideas for action steps to protect whatever each individual values most in this country.
Long-time activist and professor of sociology, who writes and teaches about social movement strategy
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