Reading Group: Mutual Aid by Dean Spade
Join LVDSA for a reading group discussing Mutual Aid: Building Solidarity During This Crisis (and the Next) by Dean Spade. The book provides a grassroots theory of mutual aid, describes how mutual aid is a crucial part of powerful movements for social justice, and offers concrete tools for organizing, such as how to work in groups, how to foster a collective decision-making process, how to prevent and address conflict, and how to deal with burnout.
Non-members are welcome to attend!
|Chapters 1 & 2
Three Key Elements of Mutual Aid
Solidarity, Not Charity!
We Get More When We Demand More
Some Dangers and Pitfalls of Mutual Aid
|Chapter 5 Part 1
No Masters, No Flakes
| Chapter 5 Part 2
No Masters, No Flakes, cont.