How to Resist!

Feb 4th, 2017 9:00 am   through   5:00 pm
Workshop
Victor Bremson

Do you hear the people sing?
Singing the song of angry men?
It is the music of the people
Who will not be slaves again!
When the beating of your heart
Echoes the beating of the drums
There is a life about to start
When tomorrow comes.

(Les Miserables)

Mexicans are marching in the streets to challenge the corruption in their country. Native Americans and others are camped out in the freezing cold of North Dakota to stop an oil pipeline. Women (and men) are marching in Washington DC to challenge the extreme politics of the incoming administration. African American’s are challenging the idea that Black Lives Don’t Matter in many locales. Resistance is once again in the air. Some of us will be injured and some arrested, but can we sit idly by and allow the insanity of our times to take hold? The time for resistance is now.

Learning how to effectively create and implement non-violent direct actions is an art taught by many of our non-violent heroes. There is skill involved in effectively answering the following type questions. How to determine the best action? How to get the media involved? How to make corporations react? How to make people listen?

This is a 1-day workshop on how to effectively create such actions. Dr. Victor Bremson who has frequently lectured and taught on the subject of Non-Violent Direct Actions here and in the States will facilitate the workshop. The goal of the workshop is to help participants identify something they want to protect or some action that they want to resist and to develop skill in creating an effective resistance program.

Admission to the workshop is 300 pesos for members of Global Justice and 400 pesos for non-members. All proceeds are considered a donation to Global Justice. No one will be refused for inability to pay. A group lunch (extra) will be held in the Hotel Dining Room.

Hotel Quinta Loreto Community Room
Loreto 15
San Miguel de Allende, 37700