A peer organised meet-up to explore practical conflict navigation and support skills using discussion, role-play, theatre of the oppressed and other tools. ⚙️🤔👌
Next meeting: 𝗦𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝟭𝟮𝘁𝗵 𝗠𝗮𝗿𝗰𝗵 𝟯:𝟯𝟬-𝟱:𝟯𝟬, 𝗕𝗔𝗦𝗘 𝗦𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝗖𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗿𝗲, 𝟭𝟰 𝗥𝗼𝗯𝗲𝗿𝘁𝘀𝗼𝗻 𝗥𝗱
(Community Dinner from 6pm)
Topic: 𝗦𝘁𝗮𝗴𝗲𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝗳𝗹𝗶𝗰𝘁
We will look at simple models of stages and processes of conflict, and apply these to contexts relevant to our lives experience. This is one reference:
- involved in supporting and navigating conflicts in your community?
- interested in transformative approaches to conflict?
- curious about how we can use embodied learning to connect the theory to our everyday lived experience?
- keen to develop your skills and awareness in this area?
Come along! This is an experimental space, with group agreements around confidentiality, care for each other, and care for our communities. This is not a formal training space which will ‘qualify’ you for mediation or other conflict support work. It is also not a space where you will be able to receive ‘expert’ advice for specific conflict situations.
We hope it will be a regular reflective, supportive space where people with a range of backgrounds and approaches can learn from each other and develop ideas and skills in community, with different folks stepping up to facilitate. We sometimes plan our sessions in discussion with BARC (Bristol Anti Repression Campaign) Transformative Justice & Abolitionism reading group – we think our sessions are complementary to each other- but this project is entirely independent from BARC.
We first met in October 2022, and here’s some notes our sessions so far and resources that might help you figure out what we’re about…
Join our Whatsapp announce group here for updates: https://chat.whatsapp.com/CkNI0rEH7oBKuipfilllsV
We also announce our sessions via BASE social media and invite friends to share them – we hope to grow a network that is diverse in experience, background and context 🌈