TOOLKIT: Healing As A Critical Part Of Direct Action

The political period we are now entering promises to require a redoubling of our efforts to organize against increasing oppression. We will need to match this fortifying energy with elevated and innovative ways of caring and showing up for each other.

Black Lives Matter

For the last few years, large numbers of our people have been out in the streets, engaging in powerful and necessary direct action, and fighting for the lives of our people. The political period we are now entering promises to require a redoubling of our efforts to organize against increasing oppression. We will need to match this fortifying energy with elevated and innovative ways of caring and showing up for each other. We will need to raise aloft a declared vision for Black freedom that is unprecedented in its scope. Healers committed to our liberation have stepped up and created spaces in our communities. They have built healing into our direct actions. Their presence and work will continue to be essential to how we sustain ourselves and how we create new ways of being along the way. DOWNLOAD THE PDF