Join Leeway on Saturday, April 11 for a direct action workshop led by writer, social justice facilitator, and co-editor of Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction from Social Justice Movements adrienne maree brown. During this training, participants will use familiar stories of other worlds (Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Oz, Harry Potter, etc.) to design campaigns that parallel the world we are fighting for in the here and now. By the end of the session, regimes will be toppled, evil forces vanquished, and solid skills in direcrt action organizing developed.
Copies of Octavia's Brood will be on sale and light snacks will be served. The venue is wheelchair accessible.
Admission is free, but registration is required: https://leewaydirectaction.eventbrite.com/ or call 215.545.4078
Event will tak eplace at the Leeway Foundation, 1315 Walnut Street, Suite 832, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107
This workshop is presented in partnership with: The AfroFuturist Affair,Bread & Roses Community Fund, Decarcerate PA, Jewish Voice for Peace Philadelphia,Media Mobilizing Project, Metropolarity, MythMedia:21, Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations, and Training for Change.