Nonviolent Activist

Stop NYTOAC!

Every year in Verona, New York, hundreds of SWAT officers gather at NYTOAC to "talk shop" with major arms dealers and Islamophobic ideologues. Let's block it and shift resources where they belong: our communities' needs!

Support #Justice4Rasmea Today!

Our comrades in the Rasmea Defense Committee are calling for support! Rasmea Odeh, a long time immigrant rights leader and Arab community organizer is currently facing imprisonment and deportation. Join the War Resisters League in circulating this call, and help us amplify Rasmea's fight against politically motivated charges today! Learn more about Rasmea's case here & check out WRL's statement from 2013 below.

NVDA Training Agenda

Nonviolence Training: Nonviolent Direct Action Preparation Agenda
An annotated agenda for trainers to prepare people who are considering engaging in nonviolent direct action and for people who want to participate in nonviolent actions but not risk arrest. Includes links to handouts and resources. The agenda includes:

Left on Purpose: A Movie on Life & Death, Movements and Mayer

Somber tonight, coming home from the truly unusual and important new film Left on Purpose, directed by Justin Schein, which premiered at NYC DOC – the world’s largest festival of documentary cinema. The movie chronicles the life of an acquaintance, Mayer Vishner, whose behind-the-scenes work in the US peace movement was essential to groups such as the Resistance and the Yippies.

Week of Action: Countering the Militarisation of Youth!

This week is the 2nd International Week of Action Against the Militarisation of Youth. Join the War Resisters International with nonviolent actions this week and stand against the many ways young people are engaged in wars all around the world!

Check out #YouthAgainstWar hashtag on social media and follow WRI on Twitter and Facebook for further updates.

Here is the list of events happening this week:

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