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Potluck Picnic & Pool Party Against Hate (August 12)

Please join Crustacean Zine Library, The Oh Shit! What Now? Collective, Raising Resisters, and other comrades for a Sunday Potluck Picnic and Pool Party at Brentwood Park in Austin, TX. Bring picnic-appropriate food and games, pool toys, supplies for making protest signs, and swimsuits. We will enjoy the commons and each others’ company while discussing… Continue reading Potluck Picnic & Pool Party Against Hate (August 12)

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CREATEive: The Power Of Art & Creativity in Building & Fighting (March 15)

Eleanor Goldfield is an activist, journalist, and performance artist. She hosts the weekly news program Act Out! and recently published “Paradigm Lost: Radical Verse & Visuals For The Shift.” Eleanor will discuss the power of art and creativity in both building and fighting — intercut with spoken word and visual projections. Monkeywrench Books is an… Continue reading CREATEive: The Power Of Art & Creativity in Building & Fighting (March 15)

Active · Classes · Conscious Relationships

RESCHEDULED Conscious Relationships: Jealousy and Compersion (March 24)

Jealousy is a painful and complex emotion that can cause discord in relationships of all kinds, for many reasons. Experiencing jealousy is probably a natural part of the human experience for most people but, like so many other emotions, our culture often handles jealousy in unhealthy ways. “Compersion” is a term coined by the polyamory… Continue reading RESCHEDULED Conscious Relationships: Jealousy and Compersion (March 24)

Classes · Conscious Relationships

Conscious Relationships December: Differing Experiences & Exploring Happiness

We all come to our relationships from different places, bringing different experiences and baggage to the table. Building a healthy, conscious connection often means bridging those differences. Unpacking these differences can be especially important, and challenging, when forming relationships among people of different genders, races, ability, and so on. To balance out this serious topic,… Continue reading Conscious Relationships December: Differing Experiences & Exploring Happiness

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Social Media For Activists, Organizers & Everyone (Dec 9)

This class is open to everyone who wants to get more from social media, but is especially geared toward those who want to use it to build a better world. 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,… Continue reading Social Media For Activists, Organizers & Everyone (Dec 9)

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Conscious Relationships December: Boundaries and Expectations (Dec 3)

Setting (& maintaining) clear boundaries and expectations is a vital part of building conscious, healthy relationships. As usual, our culture and upbringing often provide bad examples and make it more challenging to figure out what we need and stand up for ourselves. “Conscious” relationships are relationships which are deliberately formed among equals, rather than simply… Continue reading Conscious Relationships December: Boundaries and Expectations (Dec 3)

Classes · Raising Resisters

Raising Resisters: Radical Childrearing & Education Discussion (Nov 16)

The OS!WN? Collective, Abrome, the Crustacean Zine Library, and Austin YAWP! would like to invite you to October’s Raising Resisters event on Thursday, November 16th, from 6:30-8:30pm. Last month we talked about monkeywrenching the system! How can we leverage, manipulate, or monkeywrench the public school system to promote progressive or self-directed education? As we continue… Continue reading Raising Resisters: Radical Childrearing & Education Discussion (Nov 16)