#JewishResistance Training: A 2-Day Organizing Workshop for Fighting and Winning in the Age of Trump

April 22, 2017 at 9am - April 23, 2017 at 5pm
Jewish Vocational Services
4600 The Paseo
Kansas City, MO 64110
United States
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Max Socol ·

In the face of bigotry and attacks on democracy, Americans are rising up at an unprecedented scale and intensity. Now is a crucial moment to hone your skills and strengthen your commitment and connections to build structural and communal power. Together, we are going to usher in an America that finally lives up to its promise of freedom and dignity for all.

Training schedule and components:

  • Saturday, April 22nd, 9:00am-5:00pm: Training in Nonviolent Direct Action and Anti-Oppression
  • Sunday, April 23rd, 9:00am-5:00pm: JOIN for Justice’s ROAR Organizing Training

At this training you will:

  • Learn core community organizing skills
  • Learn concepts and skills for nonviolent direct action and civil disobedience
  • Engage with a framework for understanding and fighting racism and internalized antisemitism - working toward greater commitment, more inclusive groups and stronger partnerships and coalitions
  • Build relationships and prepare yourself to fight back and build power

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, coffee, tea, and snacks will be provided. Food will be kosher under the supervision of the Vaad HaKashruth.

Shabbat: Part of this training will occur on Shabbat. We aim to accommodate all levels of practice. Please let us know if you require any particular accommodations for Shabbat no later than April 7th by emailing Max Socol at msocol@bendthearc.us.

Childcare: We are assessing childcare needs for the training. Please let us know if you would like childcare during the training no later than April 7th by emailing msocol@bendthearc.us. We will follow up to let you know if childcare is available.


Tickets: Please select your ticket from the sliding scale below at the price that is right for you. No one turned away for lack of funds. To receive further discount, please contact Max Socol at msocol@bendthearc.us.

Will you come?

$360.00 Sponsor
This rate fully covers the cost for two participants, along with providing subsidies to other leaders in your community. Allows us to train an abundance of leaders and increase our movement’s power.

$180.00 Macher
This rate contributes to trainer and staff costs and enables us to offer lower-priced tickets to other leaders in your community. Your bubbe/safta/grandmother would be proud!

$72.00 Mensch
This rate covers local out of pocket costs for one participant.

$36.00 Activist
This subsidized rate helps to cover some costs of the training.