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Brown Bag: Beautiful Rising – Creative Resistance from the Global South

May 31, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

“A crucial resource for changemakers.” —Archbishop Desmond Tutu,

In the struggle for freedom and justice, organizers and activists have often turned to art, creativity, and humor. Beautiful Rising is the follow-up to the bestselling Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox for Revolution. Beautiful Rising showcases some of the most innovative tactics used in struggles against autocracy and austerity across the Global South.

Join us for a conversation and Meet and Greet about the project and how the toolkit can help us make nonviolent revolution irresistible.

  • Søren Warburg, Copenhagen, Denmark; Global Outreach Director. Søren has spent years working with social movements and activists across the globe and holds an MA in Political Science with a focus on civil disobedience. He is currently the Strategic Advisor for ActionAid on movement building and is active with the refugee movement in Denmark and Europe.
  • Juman Abujbara, Amman, Jordan; Co-Editor: Grassroots organizer, human rights lawyer, and co-editor of Beautiful Rising book and toolkit.
  • Nadine Bloch; Washington, DC; Training Director Master trainer and 30+year veteran of creative nonviolent action.




May 31, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Institute for Policy Studies
1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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