Active · Classes

Computer Security & Online Privacy Basics (September 14)

In today’s charged atmosphere, activists (and anyone who is politically active) are targeted for surveillance, hacking, and even threats to their safety from police, the government, hackers, even white surpemacists. In this introductory class, we’ll explain the basics of computer security and offer tips on protecting your privacy online. We’ll talk about using encryption to… Continue reading Computer Security & Online Privacy Basics (September 14)

Resources for Learning · Zines

Zine: Protest 101, An Introduction For New Activists

Title: “Protest 101” By: Compiled from various sources by Oh Shit! What Now? Collective and Crustacean Zine Library First published: September 3, 2017 Download here: Protest101zine.pdf Description: This zine was created for new activists who are interested in protesting for the first time, or for anyone who wants to protest more safely during today’s tense political moment. “Protest 101” covers… Continue reading Zine: Protest 101, An Introduction For New Activists

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Pre-‘Counterprotest Against White Supremacy’ Potluck Picnic Mixer (September 3)

Are you looking for a protest buddy or tips on how to stay as safe and grounded as possible during heated protests? Do you have questions about anti-fascism in general or antifa in particular? Is your picnic basket gathering dust in a lonely closet? Come on out and join us for a pre-counter-protest picnic specifically… Continue reading Pre-‘Counterprotest Against White Supremacy’ Potluck Picnic Mixer (September 3)

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Mutual Aid Group: Let’s Help Each Other & Our Community (Sep 1 Austin)

A gathering of locals who are interested in learning more about mutual aid, and in building a network of mutual aid. In our first meeting, we discussed what mutual aid was, and we started listing what needs/desires we felt needed to be met for ourselves as individuals and in the community at large. We also… Continue reading Mutual Aid Group: Let’s Help Each Other & Our Community (Sep 1 Austin)

Resources for Learning

Social Media & Citizen Journalism 101: Resources For Fighting Injustice & Hate

Transcript of slides available on slideshare. See also: Social Media Quick Tips infosheet These resources were used while creating the Oh Shit! What Now? Social Media 101 class, or offer opportunities for further learning. You’ll also find links to websites and apps which can help movement organizers and citizen journalists on social media. Apps & Tools Boomerang… Continue reading Social Media & Citizen Journalism 101: Resources For Fighting Injustice & Hate

Resources for Learning · Zines

Infosheet: Quick Social Media Tips For Activists & Citizen Journalists

Title: Social Media Quick Tips By: Oh Shit! What Now? Collective member Kit O’Connell Download here: OSWN-Social-Media-Quick-Tips.pdf First published: August 14, 2017 Description: Leaderless movements thrive on social media and modern technology like smartphones. These quick tips from our Social Media 101 class help you get more from each of the big 3 major social networks — Facebook, Instagram and… Continue reading Infosheet: Quick Social Media Tips For Activists & Citizen Journalists

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Social Media 101 For Activists And Citizen Journalists (Aug 14)

Social media alone can’t create social justice, but it’s a powerful tool for activists and community organizers to reach people and amplify their demands. Additionally, smartphones & social technology allow anyone to become a journalist, instantly sharing important breaking news or events with the world. In this class, we’ll cover the basics of using social… Continue reading Social Media 101 For Activists And Citizen Journalists (Aug 14)