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Direct Action Workshop

Tools for Change

Sunday, April 14, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

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All University of Toronto undergraduate and graduate students, Earthroots members, No One Is Illegal Toronto members, Ontario Coalition Against Poverty members, and Greenpeace and OPIRG Toronto volunteers can choose to attend Tools for Change workshops for free or on a donation basis. Contact us if your group is interested in being a Tools for Change sponsor.
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For those who can't afford to attend. We approve scholarships a week before the workshop. Wage earners should apply for another ticket type. If you are with an organization with a budget of $10K or more please ask the organization to pay for your ticket first.
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Event Details

Learn the skills necessary for organizing and participating in a direct action. The workshop will cover basic action strategy and planning, group decision-making, roles and responsibilities, execution, and post-action follow up.

Time: Sunday April 14th, 1pm - 6pm.

Location: University of Toronto, St. George Campus.  252 Bloor Street West.  Room 5230.


Jessica Bell is a former trainer of the Ruckus Society, the co-founder of Tools for Change, and a lecturer in advocacy and government relations at Ryerson University.

David Sone has organized a broad range of direct actions in support of environmental justice and indigenous sovereignty for over a decade. He currently works as a campaigner at Earthroots and supports Grassy Narrows and Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug Indigenous Nations. 

Have questions about Direct Action Workshop? Contact Tools for Change

When & Where

Room 5230
OISE, 252 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario

Sunday, April 14, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

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Tools for Change

Tools for Change is a project of OPIRG Toronto, Earthroots, OPSEU Region 5, Greenpeace Canada, OPIRG York, CWTP York and the Community Action Centre of the Student Association at George Brown College. We help you develop skills to champion social, economic, and environmental justice. We host over 20 workshops a year. Workshop are offered on a sliding scale of $20, $30 and $50 and scholarships are available. 

Interested in Tools for Change delivering a speaking engagement, capacity building program, or workshop tailored to your organization's needs? Contact us at tools.change@gmail.com.

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