Radical Resistance: Uprooting Oppression through Intersectional Climate Justice

This experiential workshop develops insight and tools for actively integrating social justice, collective liberation, and ecological sustainability. We will explore topics of structural oppression, institutional power, white supremacy, patriarchy, and capitalism, within an intersectional, anti-oppression framework. Through various activities we will build cultural competency, lay the groundwork for true solidarity, and investigate the interconnection of anti-oppression and sustainability. This workshop draws from the practices of Joanna Macy’s Work That Reconnects, Generation Waking Up, Deep Culture, and Theatre of the Oppressed.

Barbara “BJ” Jefferson

Barbara “BJ” Jefferson is a queer, black, gender non-conforming experience designer and facilitator specializing in solutionary leadership, anti-oppression, personal and community development, and collective healing. BJ thrives when creating “brave spaces” for individuals to critically and wholeheartedly nurture their purpose in service of social, political, ecological, personal, economic, and spiritual change.

BJ is a lead trainer with The Work That Reconnects, Generation Waking Up, and Young Women Empowered; and a full-time business student. In Seattle, you can find them hosting Black Folk’s Dinner – a monthly potluck dinner party for people of the African Diaspora.

WHEN
March 18, 2017 at 9am - 4pm
WHERE
350PDX - Central Lutheran Church
1820 NE 21st Ave
Portland, OR 97212
United States
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CONTACT
Barbara Ford · · (503) 281-1485
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