Festival of Resistance Against the Trump/Pence Agenda!
Saturday, July 8 10am-3pm
on the grounds of Church of the Crossroads
Find out about the concerns of organizations that have been negatively effected by the Trump/Pence Agenda and find out how you can get involved. Join teach-ins and discussions. Enjoy continuous live entertainment . Relax and have fun while learning. Make new friends and become part of the movement of resistance against the horrors of the Trump/Pence Agenda.
Tables from more than 20 organizations including: 350.org,
Community Alliance on Prisons,
Conservation Council of Hawai`i,
Crossroads Peace, Justice and the Stewardship of Creation,
Hawai`i Coalition for Human Rights,
Hawai`i Interfaith Power & Light,
Health Care for All Hawai`i,
Planned Parenthood, RainbowFamily808,
Refuse Fascism-Hawai`i, Sierra Club,
Women’s March Hawai`i,
World Can’t Wait-Hawai`i
Live Music, Poetry and Performances:
Musicians James McCarthy & Tunji Heath; Don Conover & Ernest Harada, Laulani Teale & Liko Martin, and Elaine Lemon; Poet Travis T, Dance by Sequoia & more!
Teach-In/Discussions: Each teach-in will begin with short talks by invited discussants and will include adequate time for Q&A and discussion.
10:30-11:30: Immigration. Speakers from Hawai`i's immigrant rights community will address Trump's immigration policies; our vulnerable community in Hawai`i, and steps that have been taken to resist.
11:30-12:30: Climate Change. A trio of scientists will lead a discussion on the dangers of climate change, its effects in the Pacific, and resistance to climate change.
12:30-1:30: Fascism/Dissent: Representatives from ACLU and Refuse Fascism will speak to the dangers of fascism (what it is and how we need to resist), as well as current attacks on dissent.
1:30-2:30: Representatives from Women's Voices, Women's Speak and World Can't Wait-Hawai`i will give presentations on Trump's expanding war in the Middle East, threats of nuclear war, and the increased militarization in the Pacific. A delegation that just returned from Okinawa's front-line struggle will give a short report-back.
Children's Activities: Paint an ocean mural; coloring pages; games