NYC
2018
Event Type: 
Panel
Room: 
1.100
Timeslot: 
Session 5: Sunday, June 3rd: 10:00 - 11:50am
Event Organizer: 
Description: 
Marshaling is form of resistance and community building. A marshal training covers how to run a legal protest, whether you've applied for a permit or not. The training provides an overview of the roles of marshals while demonstrating on a sidewalk or during a march, and includes techniques for de-escalating interactions with the police and counter-protestors to keep demonstrations focused.

Participants

Alexis grew up going to anti-Vietnam War marches with her mother, and was a part of anti-rape feminist actions and anti-nuclear organizing at the University of Michigan. Alexis joined ACT UP in 1988 and was trained by Jamie to take part in ACT UP's CD at the FDA in Rockville, MD. Jamie and... Read more
Jamie's first arrest was in the City Council Chambers in 1982 when the NYC City Council voted down the gay rights bill. Jamie's pronouns are they/theirs. A picture of Jamie getting arrested was printed in the New York Times, and they were hooked. Jamie was active in anti-militarism... Read more
BC Craig began doing civil disobedience training at the age of 19 as part of the Movement for a New Society, a Philadelphia-based social justice organization that saw the training of activists, facilitators, and community organizers in the theory and practice of non-violent direct action as a... Read more