Respect Yer Mama Tour Coming to St. A

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The Respect Yer Mama Tour from Riot Folks! Collective is coming to town on Feb. 22 and will hold one workshop out of the following choices.  Check back to staugnews.com soon for updates on this event.

-Radical Healthcare For Communities: How can people from marginalized communities, genders, & sexualities take control over our own health?  How is climate change connected to mental health?  What herbs are good for a cold?  Come discuss these questions & more, as we envisioncommunity-based ways of taking care of ourselves & each other.

-From Activism To Organizing: How do we move past campaigns & events, & start building relationships & movements?  This workshop is part strategy session, part discussion, & part skills-sharing.  It can be specially tailored to help every group be as effective as possible in their work for meaningful change.

-Connecting The Dots Of Climate Justice: This interactive workshop focuses on the root causes of climate change & identifying the connections to social justice issues around race, class, & gender.  With this knowledge we will brainstorm community-based solutions to the climate crisis & the injustices that face our planet & our neighborhoods.

-Consent, Support, & Community: Responses To Gender Violence: Sexual assault & other forms of gendered violence are far too common both on college campuses & within the activist community.  This workshop covers both our personal responsibility in practicing consent & communication, & supports communities in building networks to address the culture of patriarchy, heterosexism, & domination that causes sexual violence.

-Event Organizing 101: Getting people to come to things is hard!  Getting people to follow up & stay in touch after a great event can be even harder. This training gets into the nuts & bolts of organizing a great political event, whether it’s a benefit show, a meeting, a protest, or a conference.  We will cover outreach, media, fundraising, facilitation, networking/partnering with other groups, & more.

-Riot-Folk! -Music, Collectives, & The Movement: What roles can music & art play in revolutionary movements?  Learn about the Riot-Folk! Collective, how we are building alternatives to the profit-driven record industry, & using our music as a tool for radical social change.

-Direct Action Training
-Security Culture Training
-Confronting The Prison System

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