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may, 2021

wed12may3:00 pm4:00 pmWTF Is Mutual Aid: Campus Organizing During Covid3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST Event Organized By: Cookie Desai

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This is part 2 of 4 in our Mental Health in the Movement series!

Over the last year of the Covid-19 pandemic, many on-campus projects have halted and navigating campus bureaucracy has become more of a challenge. In their stead, students on college and university campuses began to tap into another realm of organizing called mutual aid. Now that we’ve hit the 1-year mark and the country is beginning to open up again, there is a lot of uncertainty about what campuses — and campus work — will look like moving forward. During this session, Cookie Desai (she/her) will be exploring some of the following questions about mutual aid, campus organizing, and the possibility of utilizing both frameworks on your own campus as we work to create a more just and equitable Zero Waste Movement. How can we utilize lessons learned from this era to define what mutual aid is within the context of a campus? How do you engage in mutual aid and make it fun? How do you keep the momentum going on your projects and in your communities in a way that is both sustainable and looks towards the future? How do you keep team members motivated along with you in a way that priorities care over the bottom line?

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(Wednesday) 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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