Building a Movement of Nonviolent Action: Why and How

Speaker: Zach Groff, International Press Coordinator Direct Action Everywhere
Time: Sunday, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Room: H1012

Dramatic nonviolent confrontation transformed the twentieth century, but the animal rights movement has largely avoided such tactics. In this talk, Zach will explain why the animal rights movement needs to build a grassroots movement steeped in history and social science. Zach will address effective activism for those focused on movement growth and social norms. Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) is attempting to build such a movement through open rescue, community building, mobilization and, as Zach will discuss, a new turn toward local change.