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Community Self-Defense and the Environment

April post in honor of Earth Day. Concerned about the local impacts of climate change? Our Community Self-Defense working group thinks a lot about this. Extreme weather is just one of the things we aim to prepare ourselves and our communities for. We did two presentations in March to educate communities about community organizing, self […]

Earth Day 2023: Mutual aid and climate change

In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we look at our projects through an environmental lens this time. Some words from Howard Zinn that help us to stay hopeful: “To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only […]

Community Self-Defense – February 2023

A photo of our two facilitators leading our workshop outside under a tent on the grass with many people seated and standing around them listening.

Nobody was prepared for the Covid pandemic, including us. Though there was also an outbreak of greed, paranoia, racism, denialism, and wilful ignorance, we kept hope because we saw firsthand the natural human tendency to care and want to help shine through everywhere we looked. The love and support of hundreds of regular people like […]