Movement Building: First Day of Political Education Class

Here are some snaps from our Developing the Conscious Organizer Series that began June 6, 2012. Enjoy!

Movement building with allies Commuities United Against Violence (CUAV), Mujeres Unidas y Activas (MUA), Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN), & Street Level Health! At least 50 people packed the class at our West Oakland office.






Jonathan Bean, one of our canvassers for the recent Community Health Fair in Oakland and CJJC member, shares:  “I had to have an inner change. Before I wanted to do things to help other people, I needed to help myself first.”
















Alvira Wong, of Asian Pacific Environmental Network, (APEN) talks about transformative organizing and what the group she was in talked about.













Lillian Turner, canvasser for CJJC for the Community Health Fair in Oakland, and a CJJC member, talked about how transformative organizing is in opposition to the power structures of colonialism, patriarchy, racism and more.









Dawn Phillips, CJJC Co-Director, facilitating the Conscious Organizer Training series.