How We Win: A Workshop on how we create successful non-violent campaigns and movements
Led by George Lakey
Saturday January 12, 2019 1- 4:00 pm
Hosted by 1 Sustainable Planet
Participatory three hour workshop with an internationally-known trainer, and a new book for this moment. A lively exploration of how to build power to contribute toward a coalition of movements.
Learn how to start and conduct a nonviolent direct action campaign, including
• addressing racism, sexism, and other oppressions
• deflating right-wing extremists
• choosing an effective campaign strategy
Order How We Win book: pre-publication at a discounted $13.59 for paperback:
“If you want to be a soldier, you can go to West Point. If you want to be a nonviolent change-maker, George Lakey has both remarkable stories and remarkable insights–not to mention some remarkable colleagues who add their perspective to this necessary manual.” — Bill McKibben, co-founder 350.org
George Lakey, author of How We Win: A Guide to Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigning, has led over 1500 workshops on five continents. He was first arrested in the civil rights movement and was a trainer for 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer. In 2018 he was arrested campaigning for Power Local Green Jobs. In between he gave leadership to campaigns on neighborhood, city-wide, state, national, and international levels, including cross-race, cross-class coalitions and the LGBTQ movement. He co-led strategy workshops with César Chavez. He’s worked with labor unions, Mohawks, high school students, environmentalists, and the Puerto Rican independence movement. He also taught conflict studies at colleges and universities, most recently Swarthmore College, and authored ten books on how to bring about change.