Author Rivera Sun Reading

Published kenziecooke - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 4:43pm

Author Rivera Sun Spreads the Seeds of Change in Spring 2015

This is not your ordinary author tour. Rivera Sun, author of The Dandelion Insurrection - a powerful novel on nonviolent change - is sweeping the West Coast, Rocky Mountains, East Coast, and the Great Lakes Region in Spring 2015. In her wake, she's leaving seeds of courage and strategies for change.  "People nationwide are reading The Dandelion Insurrection," the thirty-two year oldred-head says, "and now it's time to share the strategies of nonviolent action that make the story so wildly exciting. "Sun will be visiting 40+ cities and towns speaking, reading from her novels, and teaching workshops on the strategies of nonviolent action behind The Dandelion Insurrection’s story of change. (Schedule Rivera Sun in your area by emailing rivera@riverasun.com) Rivera Sun will be speaking on building a culture of active nonviolence, the Movement of Movements, and how to get involved with Campaign Nonviolence. In her lively, invigorating speaking events, Ms. Sun connects the dots between the issues we face, relates stories from historic nonviolent struggles, covers groundbreaking new understandings of nonviolent struggles, and brings a pertinent and timely message to youth, elders, students, and ordinary, extraordinary people everywhere!

In her workshops, the powerhouse activist and author brings a focused approach to the dynamics and strategy of nonviolent action, covering essentials for planning campaigns, including classics such as Pillars of Support, Spectrum of Allies, 198 Methods of Nonviolent Action, and more. Applicable to anyone working to gain living wages, prevent police brutality, ban fracking, end the climate crisis, stop wars, halt drones, or any other social justice issue, these workshops share the skills of planning powerful campaigns that use nonviolence effectively to make change.

Rivera Sun is the author of The Dandelion Insurrection, Billionaire Buddha, and Steam Drills, Treadmills, and Shooting Stars, the cohost of Occupy Radio, and the cofounder of the Love-In-Action Network. She is also the social media coordinator for Campaign Nonviolence and Pace e Bene. Sun participated in the James Lawson Institute 2014 and her essays on social justice movements appear in Truthout and Popular Resistance. www.riverasun.com

Cost: 
$3-5 suggested donation
When:
Tue, 02/03/2015 - 7:00pm
Cost: 
$3-5 suggested donation