Oppression to Action

Oppression to Action is an ongoing open discussion and activity group focusing on issues affecting oppressed groups during the new administration.
This is a response to the election and what that means for the LGBTQ+ community and other marginalized groups. What are we going to do to protect each other and ourselves? Take positive actions! Learn and share skills related to organizing and moving forward.
Upcoming Meetings:
Two Mondays per month from 5:45-7:00 PM at Brooklyn Community Pride Center:
Program Calendar
Skillshare Signup Form:

Do you have a relevant skill that you would like to train others to do, such as networking, advocacy, legislation, anger management, or nonviolent resistance? Please consider signing up to lead a Skillshare segment of about 15 minutes during a future meeting using this form.

Contact Us:

Please send links to any relevant articles, websites, groups, and events to OTA@lgbtbrooklyn.org.

Discover articles, websites, groups, and events related to our common cause:

Other Groups:
Rise & Resist:

A public Facebook group with over 3,000 members organizing protests.

Take Action NYC

Event calendar of NYC protests, political actions, protests, demonstrations, workshops, organizing trainings, and planning meetings. Attend, act, and create social change!


Resources:
Indivisible: a Practical Guide for Resisting the Trump Agenda 

By Angel Padilla, Billy Fleming, Caroline Kavit, Ezra Levin, Indivar Dutta-Gupta, Jennay Ghowrwal, Jeremy Haile, Leah Greenberg, Matt Traldi, Sara Clough, and Sarah Dohl (a partial list). A 26-page guide written by former congressional staffers to reveal best practices for making Congress listen.

What is Gerrymandering?

“This is the best explanation of gerrymandering you will ever see” by Christopher Ingraham from the Washington Post.

How Gerrymandered is your Congressional District?

By Christopher Ingraham from the Washington Post.

Find Your Representative

Directory of the U.S. House of Representatives

How could you? 19 questions to ask loved ones who voted the other way 

A New York Times Podcast by Michael Barbaro

The Resistance Calendar 

Events and activities in your area!

What Makes Call-Out Culture So Toxic 

By Asam Ahmad, Briarpatch Magazine

Why Rural America Voted for Trump 

By Robert Leonard

 

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