Discussion of current direct action & autonomous organizing in the Southern border regions of the so-called United States.
Please keep in mind that this event is centered around BIPOC & immigrants: we are creating a safer space environment for people to feel comfortable & confident. Additionally, all Anarres events are always aimed at being a safer spaces for marginalized people. Please keep this in mind with your words & actions, at this event and all other Anarres events.
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from the organizers:
"We will be giving first hand accounts from local organizers about the last 8 months of Direct Action and Mutual Aid in the Border towns of Juarez, El Paso, TJ & San Diego. Including Contra Viento y Marea (autonomous migrant warehouse lock-ins), and Tornillo the Occupation. The work is currently centered around building infrastructure to meet & alleviate the basic needs of migrants and detainees with Food not Walls and Casa Carmelita in El Paso, and Hecate Society in TJ. We will also be talking about our upcoming Border Resistence Convergence in Sept."
"We will be giving first hand accounts from local majority QTBIPOC organisers about the last 8 months of Direct Action and Mutual Aide in the Border towns of Juarez/El Paso and Tijuana/SanDiego. Including Contra Viento y Marea, Tornillo the Occupation, and No Mas Muertes/No More Deaths. The work is currently centered around building infrastructure to meet/alleviate the basic needs of migrants and detainees with Food not Walls and Casa Carmelita in El Paso, and Hecate Society in TJ. Other crews will join us for one or two locations. We will also be talking about and inviting you to our upcoming Border Resistance Convergence happening in El Paso Sept 1-10th #meetmeintexas #hecatesociety #rvlt_19 #carmelitacasa #casacarmelita #nomoredeaths "