This is a call for an Anarchist Convergence!! With so many people associating with anarchism in the greater Portland area, yet becoming increasingly factionalized and thus marginalized, it's important that we join together as a solid, unified force. To dissolve and splinter into small cliques despite our common goals would be counter-revolutionary, much to the satisfaction of the State and their COINTELPRO-related operations!
LET'S MAKE THIS CONVERGENCE WORTHWHILE! We're looking to make this a collective effort, and as such need your involvement and feedback. We can create a space to discuss, debate, organize, deconstruct, reconstruct, teach, learn, trade, share and develop the current and future state of anarchism and radical politics. As a community, we can unite our efforts towards the positive, radical change we desire.
Please submit your thoughts, opinions and suggestions for topics you would like to see discussed in panels, round-table discussions, debate forums, etc.. This will be a great place to organize a group, develop an idea you've been working on, plan actions, or simply deepen your understanding of anarchism- not to mention meet and network with other like-minded groups and individuals! We also need suggestions for activities (potluck? bike ride? skill share?), workshops, speakers, performances or anything else you can think of. This is for all of us, and as such will be a Safer Space event- so racist, sexist, homophobic, transphobic, ageist, ableist, classist, heterophobic or any other oppressive actions, language or behavior will not be tolerated.
Get in touch if you or your radically-aligned group would like to table or get involved, or if you know of an awesome space or venue that would be appropriate for the event.
Solidarity to those in resistance towards oppressive regimes worldwide!
LONG LIVE ANARCHY!