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Climate Activist Toolkit

Are you already a climate activist? Or would you like to become a climate activist but you're not sure where to start? This research guide provides a list of information resources and local organizations helpful to climate activists in the Eugene area.

Some Heroes of Nonviolent Direct Action

Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi
photo of Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
photo of Cesar Chavez
Cesar Chavez
photo of Rosa Parks
Rosa Parks


“It’s embarrassing what a good time I’m having in the social movement in a way. Because I feel so in purpose and that’s what I see when people go through this process, which is: face the abyss of these times, grieve, and then decide to do something about it, you get through, your heart breaks open, you step into courage, and then you’re in purpose."  --Gail Bradbrook, co-founder of Extinction Rebellion​

Nonviolent Direct Action Philosophy and Methods

Security Culture, Surveillance, and Encounters with Law Enforcement

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