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If we are going to change the world for the better, we are going to need strong groups and powerful movements that are good at including people from all classes. This is a workshop for working-class, middle-class, and owning-class people … Continue reading
Working class, middle class, owning class. It can sometimes feel difficult to talk honestly about class and money, even though these things make a big difference to how we live and how we work for change. Different class backgrounds give us different ways of … Continue reading
An Anti-Oppression Workshop for People Committed to Social Change A participatory workshop for people who want to challenge and overthrow all kinds of oppression – both in society at large and in our movements for social change. This workshop is … Continue reading
Burning Gold public workshop If we don’t think and act strategically, we can end up taking actions that undermine our goals rather than advancing them. We can waste time, energy and resources on activities that don’t go anywhere. This participatory … Continue reading
‘Communicating non-violently’ Do you find it easy to express your feelings and thoughts? How easy is it for you to discuss difficult or delicate topics? This session will introduce the methodology of nonviolent communication (NVC), and invite reflection, practice and … Continue reading
‘On Anger – an introduction to nonviolence’ Sunday 19 January, 2pm-5pm Friends Meeting House, South Terrace, Hastings, East Sussex, England TN34 1SA As the government marks the First World War centenary by celebrating nationalism and military values, a new study/action … Continue reading
On Anger Barbara Deming I think there is clearly a kind of anger that is healthy. It is the concentration of one’s whole being in the determination: this must change.