15th April | Thurs 6:30pm 8:30pm UK time Wellbeing Training This is a 2 hour online training which is intended as an introduction to Action Wellbeing support at Actions which we recommend attending if you are interested in taking on a Wellbeing role at actions. Action Wellbeing is an essential part of creating a regenerative action. It promotes the wellbeing of ourselves and others, strengthening connection and resilience. The training will explore some techniques including active listening, grounding and self soothing exercises, roles within Action Wellbeing, and what it might look like on the ground. You will also be sent a beautiful Action Wellbeing Handbook and you are welcome to get in touch with your trainer at any point if[…]
Know Your Rights is a key training for all rebels, it covers your basic legal rights, common laws and police tactics used at protests. As well as your rights, it explains what to expect if you are arrested and in police custody, how to mitigate for risk, and importantly the greater risk faced by marginalised rebels, and how we can build solidarity within the protest movement. This is a remote training, hosted over zoom
Oppression, movement building and our relationships as activists. Note: We've experienced large numbers of people registering for this workshop and not turning up. This prevents others from registering and attending because the workshop is sold out. So we ask you to only book if you can attend and cancel your ticket in good time if you find you can't make it. ----- We are members of XR looking at how movements can be divided when oppression goes unaddressed, offering practical tools to heal these divisions which affect our relationships as activists. This workshop will address the importance of understanding the structural nature of oppressions (such as racism, sexism, classism, ableism, the oppression of young people, ...), as well as doing[…]
On 24th April 2021 every citizen of the UK is invited to mark the Kinder Scout trespass wherever and however they can. Together we will remember our radical roots and reclaim our most fundamental rights: to walk, to wander, to live. And soon, when covid allows, we will gather together for a monumental & inspirational Mass Trespass, the likes of which our Kinder Scout ancestors would be proud… ✊🏿 ✊🏼 ✊🏽 ✊🏾 ✊🏻 In 1932, five men were jailed for their role in organising the Kinder Scout trespass of April 24th. Their crime? Walking on a hill where they were not supposed to. This April 24th we will commemorate their actions with a trespass of our own, reconnecting with each[…]
This training will teach you valuable skills, in witnessing arrests and police behaviour. It will empower you to take responsibility for the safety of other rebels around you at a protest, and particularly focusses on the greater risk faced by marginalised rebels. This is NOT legal observer training, and witnessing arrests is not a role, but a skill. This is a remote training hosted on zoom.
It’s official, the climate is changing rapidly and we’re all feeling the heat. But what’s actually happening and what can we do about it? In this talk, Animal Rebellion summarises what has caused the climate emergency, what we can do about it and how to get involved. Join us for this online talk and learn more about the climate breakdown, meet new people and ask any questions you have in the 20 minutes Q&A following the talk. We may be facing dark times ahead but there’s always an opportunity for positive change. We come in peace, love and solidarity and invite you to join us in this rebellion!
Would you like to get to know Animal Rebellion better, lear about the demands, principles & values as well as forms of action and / or actively join the rebellion ? Join our online onboarding (German-speaking) Get to know other rebels and find local groups nearby!
In 2018 XR launched with a bang with a message of urgency. Now, 3 years later, is it time to reconsider our use of emergency messaging as a movement? In this presentation we'll walk through recent research into framing and communication in the environmental justice movement and how we can use it to supercharge our communications this year and beyond