Oppression, Movement Building and Our Relationships as Activists

23rd Nov 2019 12:30 - 16:30

Brighthelm Centre, North Road, BN1 1YD Brighton

Join Alima Adams and Karl Lam, members of Extinction Rebellion, looking at how movements can be divided when oppression goes unaddressed and offering practical tools to heal these divisions which affect our relationships as activists.This workshop will address the importance of understanding the structural nature of oppressions (such as racism, sexism, classism, ableism, the oppression of young people, ...) as well as doing personal healing work – both of which are necessary if we are to work together effectively in a united movement.

The event is free, but please book a place to guarantee entry: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/oppression-movement-building-and-our-relationships-as-activists-tickets-80735093839"

The venue is fully accessible. Please contact us with any access enquiries. We want to do whatever we can to meet your access needs and ensure this event is as inclusive as possible.

The event will take place in the Hanover Room.

This workshop is facilitated by Extinction Rebellion members Alima Adams and Karl Lam who have both written about the topic of structural oppression. See below for some of their work.

Alima Adams - Against Racism, Sexism And Oppression: Uniting Across Divisions To Solve Climate Change (The Beam)

https://the-beam.com/uncategorized/against-racism-sexism-and-oppression-uniting-across-divisions-to-solve-climate-change/ Join Alima Adams and Karl Lam, members of Extinction Rebellion, looking at how movements can be divided when oppression goes unaddressed and offering practical tools to heal these divisions which affect our relationships as activists.This workshop will address the importance of understanding the structural nature of oppressions (such as racism, sexism, classism, ableism, the oppression of young people, ...) as well as doing personal healing work – both of which are necessary if we are to work together effectively in a united movement.

The event is free, but please book a place to guarantee entry: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/oppression-movement-building-and-our-relationships-as-activists-tickets-80735093839"

The venue is fully accessible. Please contact us with any access enquiries. We want to do whatever we can to meet your access needs and ensure this event is as inclusive as possible.

The event will take place in the Hanover Room.

This workshop is facilitated by Extinction Rebellion members Alima Adams and Karl Lam who have both written about the topic of structural oppression. See below for some of their work.

Alima Adams - Against Racism, Sexism And Oppression: Uniting Across Divisions To Solve Climate Change (The Beam)

https://the-beam.com/uncategorized/against-racism-sexism-and-oppression-uniting-across-divisions-to-solve-climate-change/

Karl Lam - A Framework for Understanding Exploitative Societies

https://www.karllamwriting.com/a-framework-for-understanding-exploitative-societies-3/?fbclid=IwAR14IXwV-LP2gqa2UWIJ8uWiRBCK4cuUYGIXMuTSBG6twfzEMp1Rye7fXbQ Karl Lam - A Framework for Understanding Exploitative Societies

https://www.karllamwriting.com/a-framework-for-understanding-exploitative-societies-3/?fbclid=IwAR14IXwV-LP2gqa2UWIJ8uWiRBCK4cuUYGIXMuTSBG6twfzEMp1Rye7fXbQ

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