Thursday, December 15, 2011

How Will the Walls Come Tumbling Down? Diversity of Tactics vs. Nonviolent Strategies for the Occupy Movement

Thursday, December 15, 2011 7- 9:30pm at First Unitarian Church of Oakland, 685 14th St., Oakland, CA (just blocks away from Oscar Grant aka Frank Ogawa Plaza
*Featuring: *
*  Josh Shepherd - IVAW and Navy veteran and activist
* Kazu Haga – Trainer of Kingian Nonviolence, Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice
*  Matthew Edwards: Anarchist Organizer, Conscientious Objector, Phd student  in the History of Consciousness.
* Melissa Merin: Works with children and works towards the eradication of white supremacy and racism, of patriarchy, and of social and systemic oppression everywhere.
* Paolo: Anarchist Organizer and Occupy Oakland participant.
* Rev. Phil Lawson - Methodist Minister, justice advocate & civil right activist
*  Sean O'Brien - Sean O'Brien: Anarchist Organizer (The Holdout, UA in the Bay) who has also done work with Environmental Non-Profits and local Direct Action groups like DASW.
*  Starhawk - Global justice activist, global trainer, and organizer, and award winning author of 12 books.