Anti-Oppression and Intersectionality Training

30 May to 6 June 2020

tools, skills and perspectives to challenge oppression and create spaces for empowered inclusion

The final description for this course will be posted here in the next few weeks. It is undergoing finalisation by the training team.

The training will offer:
– tools, space and support for self-reflection and self-evaluation around topics of oppression and inclusion
– basic knowledge, frameworks and terms used in anti-oppression work
– knowledge on oppression mechanisms and role of privilege
– inquiry on how to move beyond shame and blame mechanisms
– theory and practice of intersectionality
– anti-oppression practices and tools for individuals and organisations
– empowerment strategies
– anti-oppression work as an element of sustainable movement building
– exploring interdependence and interconnectedness through the lenses of anti-oppression work and intersectionality of struggles
– exploring how awareness practices – body based and mindfulness approach can support anti-oppression work

Trainers will bring different approaches to anti-oppression work, coming from diverse cultural and organisational backgrounds.

Suggested Contribution
In the solidarity economy: €300/€450/€900
(see the details of our approach to Solidarity Economics for details)

The Team

Our Name

Ulex: Latin (argelaga Catalan, gorse English) noun:

1. A thorny-evergreen flowering shrub, with a high capacity for regeneration and resilience. Its seedpods open in contact with fire and it reshoots from charred stumps. A successionary plant that grows well under challenging conditions. It improves soil fertility through nitrogen fixing, preparing the way for renewed biodiversity.

2. A traditional choice for igniting fires. Burns hot and bright.

3. A networked project adding nutrition and fertility to European social movements through training and capacity building. It kindles the realisation of social justice, ecological intelligence, and cognitive vitality.