Diversity & Anti-Oppression Work

13 October 2018 ~ 2 Comments

Facilitating for Gender Balance

It’s a familiar situation. You’re at a forum, seminar or conference and the MC opens up for questions. Out of nowhere a man steps up, strongly opinionated, ready to pose a question – or perhaps offer their own perspective as a comment, prompting the MC to enquire ‘do you have a question?’ There follow more […]

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18 September 2017 ~ 0 Comments

MCN: Critical Consciousness Building

How do we get woke and stay woke? This Melbourne Campaigners’ Network session looks at a key issue in organising: how do we become aware of oppression and motivated to do something about it, and how do we support others on the same path? Critical consciousness, or consciousness raising, is a practice for building analysis […]

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05 June 2017 ~ 0 Comments

Decolonizing Solidarity Book Club

Decolonizing Solidarity: Dilemmas and Directions for Supporters of Indigenous Struggles is a book by Clare Land. The book is based on interviews with 24 Aboriginal community members and non-Aboriginal activists, and includes what the author has personally learned through her own activist work in southeastern Australia. ‘This book… addresses situations and ideas that few non-Aboriginal […]

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31 March 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Islamic Museum fieldtrip – How can we be better allies?

Islamic Museum fieldtrip – How can we be better allies?

Over the last year or so it seems racist rhetoric has hit fever pitch… with direct consequences being felt in Muslim communities across the country. From abuse on public transport to mosques being vandalised. Many of us have asked the question – How can we stand in solidarity? Melbourne Campaigners’ Network invites you to join […]

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