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August 26, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm PDT

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The Greenlining Institute
360 14th St
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

CO-SPONSORED BY: Piper Fund, CS Fund, General Service Foundation, Justice Funders, Bay Area Democracy Funders, RISE Together Fund, Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees, and the Funders Committee for Civic Participation

Black lives. Indigenous sovereignty. Immigrants’ rights. International human rights. Climate change. Clean water. Food systems. Education.

No matter the issue, peaceful protest is fundamental to creating social change. As money floods our political process, voting rights are rolled back, and courts are captured, the right of the public to assemble, oppose governmental and corporate actions, and demand change and accountability is ever more critical. However, a multi-pronged assault on the right to peaceful protest is proliferating nationwide and jeopardizing all that we are fighting for.

Join us to hear from leaders on the front lines in conversation about the challenges they are confronting nationwide, how they are building alliances to fight back and win, and how funders are supporting new networks and campaigns to defend and champion our right to protest.


Kylah Johnston, The People’s Lobby

Liz Jackson, Palestine Legal

Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, Partnership for Civil Justice Fund

Nick Tilsen, NDN Collective

Steven Renderos, MediaJustice

Moderator: Melissa Spatz, Piper Fund

Location: The Greenlining Institute, 360 14th St, Oakland, CA 94612

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As with all FCCP events, the subject matter is strictly limited to non-partisan discussion as outlined in the agenda.