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Learn the truth about the climate and ecological crisis, and the urgency of tackling it. Learn about Extinction Rebellion’s approach to this existential threat to humanity and the reasons our strategy might work. Check the events page for upcoming dates.
These are groups of eight to twelve people who get to know each other well and can carry out or support actions at local and national level. Members take on a range of roles such as well being, media, legal observer, arrestable and coordination. All members should attend Non Violent Direct Action training whether or not they are ‘an arrestable’. Complete this form to be put in touch with your local group (https://forms.gle/Qv4gVGSMPJCiVSndA)
Other roles with XRC involving free training
Arrest Watch – an essential role during direct actions firstname.lastname@example.org
Speaker – learn how to give the Heading for Extinction Talk
Trainer – help deliver Non Violent Direct Action training
De-escalation – help diffuse tensions during actions
Working Groups below have been set up to organise Extinction Rebellion Colchester. Anyone can join a working group – you don’t need to be Non Violent Direct Action trained. To find out more contact the group coordinator directly. You can be involved as much or as little as you want, and no experience is required. Everyone’s ideas are valued.
Press – keep XR Colchester in the public eye and help build local support via print and social media email@example.com
Actions – support Affinity Groups to carry out local actions as well as coordinate bigger collaborative actions firstname.lastname@example.org
Art – create material to enhance actions.. placards, flags, banners, Red Rebel costumes! email@example.com
Wellbeing & regenerative culture – looking at ways of providing emotional support for all XRC Rebels firstname.lastname@example.org
XR Samba Band – any level of experience welcome. Help get the dancing going and boost morale on actions! email@example.com