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Standing on the Side of Love: Deescalation and Interventions

Standing on the Side of Love produced this brief training video to assist with deescalation and interventions.  

Published on Nov 15, 2016

We are in a different political time that will require different political skills and organizing in coming months and years. Many folks have been asking for skills to deescalate for interventions and attacks that continue to target Muslims, People of Color, Immigrants, LGBTQ people. This is a short primer not meant to be a comprehensive training but an informational entry point for engagement and deescalation using both instincts and discipline to intervene.

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