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Closing Speaker, Marisol Cortez, wows San Antonio Non Violent Direct Action Training Camp Participants

Presenting to a packed house in front shelves of banned books, Marisol Cortez provided an engaging workshop on Power Mapping in San Antonio.  Marisol’s research and mapping, presented in an interactive format, gave an in depth understanding of issues in San

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Brown Beret Alum Diana Abrego Returns To San Antonio as Opening Speaker for SA Non-Violent Direct Action Training Camp

Friday June 26, 2013 at 6 pm will mark the first night of Fearless Summer in San Antonio.  The SA NVDA Training Camp opening speaker will be Diana Abrego.  Diana returns to San Antonio to delight listeners with her experiences

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Training Camp Agenda

Friday 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Meet and Greet and Eat 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm Opening Circle 7:30 pm to 8:00 pm Intro to Non-Violent Direct Action with Diana Abrego of the Brown Berets 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm

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Training Camp Menu

The following meals will be provided to folks attending the training camp: Friday’s dinner: Veggie stir fry and rice Saturday’s brunch: Fruit and Bagels Saturday’s Dinner: Spaghetti with Garlic Bread and Applesauce Sunday’s Breakfast: Fruit and Oatmeal Sunday’s Lunch: Chili

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Curriculum Clarification

***Just wanted to make it clear: this training camp will only be covering NON-VIOLENT direct action tactics.***

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Workshop Anouncement: San Antonio Power Mapping by Marisol Cortez

Sunday, June 30 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Who really runs the city? Who pulls the strings locally and globally to drive extreme extraction efforts in our region? This workshop will engage participants in mapping the powers-that-be in San Antonio

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Organizers volunteer at Southwest Workers’ Union Garden for The San Antonio Non-Violent Direct Action Training Camp

San Antonio will host a non-violent direct action training camp June 28th to June 30th as part of Fearless Summer. This event will be located on the East Side of San Antonio at 1416 East Commerce, at the Southwest Workers’

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Make sure to follow the link at the top to register for the event.

San Antonio is hosting a non-violent direct action training camp in coordination with Fearless Summer. Workshops topics will include: history of non-violent direct action in SA, mapping issues in SA, legal and security culture issues in non-violent direct action, current indigenous resistance, innovative tactics used by Tar Sands Blockade (including advanced build), team building and safer spaces. The training camp is free and open to the public, but space is limited.Please RSVP by going to the Registration page.

San Antonio está organizando un campo de entrenamiento de acción directa no violenta en coordinación con Fearless Summer. Talleres incluirán los temas: la historia de la acción directa no violenta en SA, la cartografía de los problemas en SA, temas de la cultura legal y de seguridad en la acción directa no violenta, la resistencia indígena actual, tácticas innovadoras utilizadas por Tar Sands Blockade (incluyendo avanzados talleres para construir), formación de equipos y espacios más seguros. El campo de entrenamiento es gratuito y abierto al público, pero el espacio es limitado. Por favor reserve: Registration.