Initiated in Fall of 2010, the Community and Resistance Tour seeks to communicate about current struggles for justice and liberation, from the BP Oil Drilling Disaster on the Gulf Coast to nooses hung in the northern Louisiana town of Jena. From women organizing inside prisons to cultural resistance. The tour also seeks to connect communities of liberation, and to build relationships between grassroots activists and independent media. This tour is for anyone interested in issues of health care, education, criminal justice, housing, or the ways in which systems of racism, patriarchy and other forms of oppression intersect with these struggles.
Sponsored by Haymarket Books, PM Press, Left Turn Magazine, and other radical and independent media projects from around the US, the Community and Resistance Tour is an exciting movement-building opportunity. Since August, 2010, the tour has brought speakers, images, short videos, and inspiration to towns and cities in across the US. Featured presenters have included Jordan Flaherty, Jesse Muhammad and Victoria Law (click this link for bios) For more information, including how to bring the tour to your city, please email neworleans (at) leftturn.org.