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Interested in being a part of it? Here's how!

Run a workshop. Workshops are food for the brain, body, or soul, and can be on anything from screenprinting to Standing Rock, decompression strategies to anti-displacement. What do you want to learn? What do you want to share?

Build a cohort. This is an opportunity for us to strengthen our collaboration muscles and build a cohort of people -- Somervillians, artists, old timers, crafty folks, educators, hipsters, and activists of all stripes -- to reach across boundaries and help to lift each other up.

Intergenerational. If you've been around the block and have seen all this a million times -- or if you're just-recently-not-a-kid and are terrified out of your mind - we want your perspective and your voice. CITS, Full Circle cohort, youth leaders, and youth organizers: you especially are invited!

Somerville local (and Cambridge, and Medford, and Arlington, you too!) Occupation, privatization, state-sanctioned violence, displacement, and disruption of everyday life: Trump didn't invent these things. Likewise, strategies for creative resistance, non-engagement, and grassroots solution have been happening right here at home for decades.

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We're looking for people to organize sessions for the day, from one to two hours each. We're hoping to have a session of each of these types running at a time:

  • 1 crafts-oriented
  • 1 "learn about this"
  • 1 brainstorm-oriented
  • downtime -- for "taking a break"
  • 1 for young people (various ages)
  • accessible to teens, best facilitated by teens (any good workshop should be accessible)

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