Introduction to Nonviolent Direct Action

June 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The FANG Collective
545 Pawtucket Ave
The FANG Collective

Intro to NVDA: This brief workshop offers an introduction to the history of Nonviolent Direct Action and its implementation as well as examples of intersectionality within our community/movements, affinity groups and their formation, consensus decision making, and a discussion on self-care and community care.

When: Thursday, June 29th 6-930pm

Location: The FANG Collective, 545 Pawtucket Ave.#113 Pawtucket, RI

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Please contact [email protected] for any questions about the training or for any childcare/accessibility needs.

About the facilitators:

The FANG Collective has been resisting Spectra’s fracked-gas pipeline expansions for three years. FANG was the first organization to carry out direct actions targeting Spectra’s “AIM” project in 2014. Since then, their group continued to grow and now host the NVDA centric campaigns: StopSpectra, TakeOnTextron, NoDAPLSolidarity, NoNewPowerplant. NoLNGinPVD, as well as provide trainings — Intro to NVDA, Social Media in Action, Jail Support/Police Liaisoning, Security Culture, and Kingian Nonviolence.

FANG believes in empowering and supporting frontline communities to learn and develop the skills they identify as effective in their own campaigns. This has led to meaningful partnerships and collective resistance to fracked gas infrastructure along the East Coast.