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The Power of Nonviolent Direct Action

Monday, August 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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6:30pm Potluck, bring a dish to share, all are welcome!
7pm Program

Author and Activits Rivera Sun will speak on building a culture of active nonviolence, the Movement of Movements, and how to nonviolent direct action has been used around the world to make change. In her lively, invigorating speaking events, Ms. Sun connects the dots between the issues we face, relates stories from historic nonviolent struggles, covers groundbreaking new understandings of nonviolent struggles, and brings a pertinent and timely message to youth, elders, students, and ordinary, extraordinary people everywhere!

Rivera Sun is the author of The Dandelion Insurrection, Billionaire Buddha, and Steam Drills, Treadmills, and Shooting Stars, the cohost of Occupy Radio, and the cofounder of the Love-In-Action Network. She is also the social media coordinator for Campaign Nonviolence and Pace e Bene. Sun attended the James Lawson Institute on Strategic Nonviolent Resistance in 2014 and her essays on social justice movements appear in Truthout and Popular Resistance. www.riverasun.com

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Date:
Monday 24 August 2015
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Organizer

Jamaica Plain Forum
Website:
jamaicaplainforum.org

Venue

First Baptist Church
633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Website:
http://www.firstbaptistjp.org/