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Meet & Mobilize: Volunteer for the Lower East Side
May 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
Meet engaged neighbors, expert groups, and community-oriented non-profits to see how you can join together to serve our neighborhood.
Participating groups include Indivisible, Fourth Arts Block, and Center for Anti-Violence Education (CAE). Peer expert and local community groups host discussions including “Fundraising for Social Change” and “Lower East Side Local Action.”
Upstander training & self-care demos, voter registration, and volunteering resources offered. Center for Anti-Violence Education (CAE) will lead short Upstander demonstrations every half-hour. CAE Upstander workshops are designed to equip those facing hate and violence with de-escalation skills and basic self-defense techniques. Open discussion tables will be available. This event is a community fair-style meetup: join demos, discussions & come and as you like. Refreshments served!