Active Bystander Intervention workshop

Sat., Mar. 25, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Social Hall. Monetary donations accepted, but not required.  Contact Jennifer Damashek. Register here. Indivisible of Northern Virginia is sponsoring a workshop on peacefully de-escalating situations involving harassment and hate speech. J.E. McNeil – an attorney, Quaker and executive director of the Center on Conscience & War for 11 years – has trained thousands of counselors to answer the GI Rights Hotline and to advise conscientious objectors to war. She trains individuals to do bystander intervention in many common occurrences of injustice to find a way to intervene without escalating tense situations. This training can help our neighbors in marginalized communities find solidarity and support. Workshop involves […]