Action Role Training

Ready to raise your hand for a new role in the struggle to protect our communities and our planet? Curious how to make your group's work even more effective, especially in challenging the powerful interests resisting change? 

Come join this participatory training where we'll reflect on the many roles that make a successful nonviolent direct action. We'll identify what skills are needed to be an effective action lead, police liaison, or marshall and then practice those skills in small groups led by experienced trainers. We'll also talk about how to keep groups grounded during turbulent times. Meet folks from other Philly groups in the process and leave empowered and energized. RSVP below.


This training is for anyone interested in improving their skills to take strategic action for a just and sustainable economy -- people already involved in other campaigns and those still looking for where to plug in are welcome to join! 

All participants are invited to arrive starting at 11:30 am for lunch and community building. Lunch will be provided near the park's meadows entrance / field. Then, we'll move to the clubhouse for the training at 1:00 pm.

This is an outdoor event. Masking is encouraged whenever not socially distancing.



What is nonviolent direct action? Direct action confronts the people who benefit from current systems, boldly challenging them to turn away from injustice. EQAT uses nonviolent direct action because it works. Direct action allows us to boldly challenge power and highlight injustice, and direct action has been crucial to the success of every major social movement over the last century.

July 30, 2022 at 1:00pm - 4pm
FDR Park clubhouse
1954 Pattison Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19145
United States
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Eileen Flanagan ·

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