How We WIN- Workshop- with George Lakey

How We WIN- Workshop- with George Lakey


Dec 4, 2018    
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Resource Center for Nonviolence
612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

Event Type

“It’s after the election – what shall we do?”

“Let’s win with a direct action campaign…   and do it in a way that builds the movement!”


How We Win Workshop, led by George Lakey

Tuesday, December 4, 6:30 – 9:30pm at the Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, CA


Participatory 2.5 hour workshop with internationally-known trainer George Lakey. George has written a new book for this moment. It is a lively exploration of how to build power to contribute toward a movement of movements. George Lakey, author of How We Win: A Guide to Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigning, has led over 1500 workshops on five continents.

Please FILL out the  GOOGLE FORM to register and to reserve your copy of “How We Win”.

“If you want to be a soldier, you can go to West Point. If you want to be a nonviolent change-maker, George Lakey has both remarkable stories and remarkable insights–not to mention some remarkable colleagues who add their perspective to this necessary manual.” — Bill McKibben, co-founder

See flier for the Workshop.

Learn how

to start and conduct a nonviolent direct action campaign.

– including addressing racism, sexism, and other oppressions

– and deflating right-wing extremists.


Suggested Sliding scale donation $8-$15. No one turned away for lack of funds.

Please FILL out the  GOOGLE FORM to register and to reserve your copy of “How We Win”.

Books will be available for purchase at the workshop.  More information:, 831-423-1626.


George Lakey was first arrested in the civil rights movement and was a trainer for 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer. In 2018 he was arrested campaigning for Power Local Green Jobs. In between he gave leadership to campaigns on neighborhood, city-wide, state, national, and international levels, including cross-race, cross-class coalitions and the LGBTQ movement. He co-led strategy workshops with César Chavez. He worked with labor unions, Mohawks, high school students, environmentalists, and the Puerto Rican independence movement. He also taught conflict studies at colleges and universities, most recently Swarthmore College, and authored ten books on how to bring about change.


Inspirational, practical, readable, with the distilled wisdom of generations.

– Kate Evans, author of Red Rosa and Threads from the Refugee Crisis


This book weaves decades of campaign practice and theory together into a powerful manual. — Zein Nakhoda, Director, Training for Change


Please FILL out the  GOOGLE FORM to register and to reserve your copy of “How We Win”.


More information:, 831-423-1626.

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