Culture of Peace, Nonviolent Activism

Erica Chenoweth on Innovations in Nonviolent Direct Actions Under Crisis

May 8, 2020

From East Point Peace Academy

Erica Chenoweth, co-author of the book “Why Civil Resistance Works” and the Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School, talks about innovations in NVDA during the COVID-19 crisis, gleaning lessons from current and historical movements.

Links to Resources Erica named on the call:

+ Slides that the small groups came up with.
+ Updated list of “Methods of Dissent Under COVID-19
+ Chat history from the call with additional resources

This event, recorded April 30th, 2020, is part of the “Where Do We Go From Here” speaker series hosted by the East Point Peace Academy. Over the next few months, we will hear from activists, organizers, scholars and trainers about how movements can respond to these times, and how to adjust moving forward.

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