Revolutionary Organizing Against Racism Conference

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When:
April 28, 2018 all-day
2018-04-28T00:00:00-07:00
2018-04-29T00:00:00-07:00
Where:
Omni Commons, Day 1, CIIS Day 2
4799 Shattuck Ave
Oakland, CA 94609
USA
ROAR aka Revolutionary Organizing Against Racism Conference is a two day event, organized by a group of anti-racist organizers, that will be held on Ohlone Territory (Bay Area).

ROAR will be a space to gather, build, and learn from each other’s struggles and continue to build an anti-racist front in the Bay Area and beyond. During these times more and more attention is being paid to those of us who use direct action and hold liberatory and revolutionary politics. We can use this moment not only to inspire others through our actions, but to also inspire with our ideas. To draw a line not just against this or that politician, or this or that alt-right figure, but to construct revolutionary positions such as returning land to the indigenous, centering black folks and their perspectives, community self defense, taking care of one another, putting women and gender non conforming people to the front, obliterating borders, opening prison doors, and gaining our freedom from the state, capitalism, and all the other damning institutions.


Themes and topics that will be covered at the conference include but are not limited to:
Anti-Facism Movement
Anti-Patriarchy, Transphobia + Homophobia
Anti-Racism in Education
Black + Brown Resistance
Black Liberation/Black Power
Community self-defense
Crisis Relief Alternative Models/Disaster Solidarity
History Lessons from Movements past
Indigenous Struggles

Intersections of racism and disability
Muslim struggles  
Political Prisoners
Policing
Prison Abolitionist
Radical Self-Care
Undocumented + Immigrant struggles
​Youth Liberation
Queer Liberation & Legacy
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