DEFENDING DEMOCRACY Action Calendar
Here are things you can do to prepare for November!
First of all, before anything else: TAKE THE PLEDGE!
And then share it with your networks! This is the most crucial step in building the mass mobilization we need. The shortened, easy to remember address is bit.ly/wedefenddemocracy. Please pass it on!
Join the general meeting!
The Defend Democracy Coalition will have a general meeting Tuesday, October 27th at 7:30 pm, just after the XRPDX Affinity Hub meeting ends.
Meeting ID: 884 5893 5317 Passcode: 602281
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Showing up is important, but we also need people to make our actions as safe and peaceful as possible. The Defend Democracy Coalition and Speak Up Now are running trainings over the next week on subjects like group safety and conflict de-escalation.
Showing Up on the Streets and Sidewalks - 2 hours
Thursday, October 29th, 5 pm (Register here)
De-escalation Training - 1 hour
Sunday, November 1st, 3 pm (email Tom Hastings for link: email@example.com)
Affinity Groups: The Building Blocks of Direct Action - 1.5 hours
Monday, November 2nd, 4:30 pm (Register here)
Nonviolence & Election Protection - 1.5 hours
Monday, November 2nd, 6 pm (Register here)
Missing Peace: Strategic Reasons for Peace Teams - 1.5 hours
Tuesday, November 10th, 4:30 pm (email Tom Hastings for link: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Also, mark your calendars that there will be a Defend Democracy Coalition mass mobilization during the late afternoon and evening on Wednesday, November 4th. Stay tuned for more details!