anarchist people of color summit philladelphia,pa
by anarchist people of color
Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009 at 4:56 PM
anarchist people of color summit
On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 12:50 PM, Samantha Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
What's good in your hood? How are you? It's time for us to meet again. Some APOC have put together this get together to find out what's poppin. The time has come to take our struggles to new places. To do that we should see where we're at. How far have we come since we parted ways? How can we push and challenge ourselves while supporting each other?
Come to the APOC Summit in Philly: Friday, October 16 - Saturday, October 17, 2009
Any APOC from anywhere, at any stage are invited and encouraged to come (except cops, feds and perpetrators). Bring Your Rage! Smash the State and Liberate!
Thugs 4 Puppies
Friday, October 16:
Location: New Africa Center, 4243 Lancaster Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104
12 PM - 1 PM : Seize the Time (open space for participatory workshop/skill share sessions)
1 PM - 2 PM : Seize the Time (open space for participatory workshop/skill share sessions)
6 PM - 7 PM : dinner*
7 PM - 9 PM : three caucuses/auxiliaries
Saturday, October 17:
9 AM - 10 AM : breakfast* and APOCistas' Hoods & Towns Reportbacks/Updates
10 AM - 12 PM : three caucuses/auxiliaries
12 PM - 1 PM : lunch*
5 PM - 9 PM : Plenary Session on APOC organizational formation (continuation)/dinner*
Caucuses/Auxiliary - 40 minute check-ins
Differently Able-bodied Caucus
Genderqueer/Two-Spirit/Gender Variant Caucus
Poor Peoples Caucus
Male Privileged Auxiliary
Economically Privileged Auxiliary
* All meals will be bottom-lined by hetero cisgendered male attendees. All meals will be plants-only (vegan). Please email: email@example.com for any allergy and dietary needs.
** Childcare is available. Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org for childcare needs.
*** Please email: email@example.com for any accessibility needs.
All attendees of the October 2009 APOC Summit in Philadelphia, PA must agree to and respect the Revolutionary Principles of Unity.
Revolutionary Principles of Unity
1. We call for a social revolution to erect an entire new society.
2. We want decent housing, food, clothing and other essentials for all, not just the rich.
3. We oppose all forms of colonialism and imperialism in the Third and Fourth Worlds and support the struggles of all oppressed peoples in the West.
4. We oppose nation-state wars and the building of a fascist police state based on hysteria over “terrorism.”
5. We oppose any form of white supremacy, white cultural chauvinism, whiteness or internalized racism in the Anarchist movement, and call for unity and recognition of our right to autonomy.
6. We strive and fight to dismantle, deconstruct and unlearn (in no particular order but all at once) white supremacy, patriarchy, ableism, heterosexism, speciesism, transphobia, queerphobia, environmental racism, ageism, classism, authoritarianism, the State and all forms of oppression.
7. We oppose the oppression of wimmin/women, queers, transfolk, two spirit people, youth, genderqueers, differently able-bodied people, people with mental health complexities, animals and all that are oppressed.
8. We oppose any forms of capitalism and class oppression and support the liberation of the poor and the workers.
9. We call for an immediate moratorium of the death penalty and the dismantling of the prison industrial complex.
10. We demand an immediate end to all violence against all wimmin/women (sexual, domestic or otherwise). We fully support survivors’ (of sexual assault and rape) autonomy. We demand all perpetrators adhere and cooperate to the fullest extent the procedures and demands of the survivors and the communities.
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