“Know Your Rights” and "Digital Security for Activists" training with Civil Liberties Defense Center

Start: Sunday, September 08, 2019 3:00 PM

End: Sunday, September 08, 2019 7:00 PM

Diablo Rising Tide is excited to host friends from the Civil Liberties Defense Center for a two-part training - specifically geared towards people doing climate justice organizing. The training will be held at The Warehouse (955 7th St) in West Oakland Oakland, beginning at 3pm. The space is ADA accessible, and just a 10-minute walk from West Oakland BART station. There is limited street parking. If you require translation or other assistance - please let us know in advance!

  • Part 1: Know Your Rights - 3:00 - 5:00
    • Tips for understanding your First Amendment Rights, dealing with police, and other legal issues related to demonstrations, protests, non-violent direct action and civil disobedience. Learn how corporations and the government are attempting to undercut your activism and what you can do to better protect you and your community.

  • Part 2: Digital Security for Activists - 5:30 - 7:00
    • Between government surveillance, private companies infiltrating movements, and public doxing - learn how you can better safeguard your information, communicate more securely, and protect yourself digitally. Feel free to bring your laptop or phone - and you can start to implement some of these tips on the spot.

We will have a 30-minute break between the sessions, and you can attend either training or both.

RSVP only, please sign up on this page (above) to attend. For more info email diablorisingtide@riseup.net


The Civil Liberties Defense Center supports movements that seek to dismantle the political and economic structures at the root of social inequality and environmental destruction. We provide litigation, education, legal and strategic resources to strengthen and embolden their success.

Diablo Rising Tide is the Bay Area chapter of the Rising Tide North America network. Rising Tide is an all-volunteer climate network in Canada, the U.S., and Mexico who confront the root causes of climate change with protests and grassroots organizing.The larger Rising Tide network spans four continents and works with activists in North and South America, Europe, and Australia.

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