Conference: 'Voices of Resistance: Making A Living While Working For Justice'
November 3—November 5, 2017 3:30 pm-3:00 pm
Room: Bernie Dallas room
UMass Amherst Campus
"Voices of Resistance," a powerful community gathering, will bring people together from many social movements to share our stories about how we are surviving economically and building fulfilling lives while working for peace and justice.
It is hosted by The Resistance Studies Initiative, UMass Amherst; the National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee, and the New England fall gathering of war tax resisters.
The weekend will highlight our collective power over many years of activism. It will include a number of discussions with student and community organizers about local and national struggles, as well as workshops on how to practice tax resistance as a form of civil disobedience.
"Fulfilling Lives While Fighting For Our Lives": Friday Night Panel Discussion with Camila, La Malcriada, Award-Winning Community Organizer, Rojas Oliva, Direct Action Coordinating Committee, Nathalie Amazan, Prison Abolition Collective (PAC) and Erica Leigh, National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee.
Saturday noon Keynote speaker: Loretta Ross speaking on White Supremacy in the Age of Trump plus various workshops offered at 10 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
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Or RSVP to Emilie Hamilton