Conflict Revolution

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Conflict Revolution studies and practice self-aware communication skills and conflict support from a revolutionary, anarchist, and abolitionist perspective. Intentional education in these skills has an inherently anarchist-feminist root as it reduces the burden of mediation on those socially expected to be more emotionally intelligent (generally non-men). We aim to develop and share skills needed for communities to resolve their own conflicts through readings, discussions, and practicing existing conflict mediation techniques.

About Us[edit | edit source]

We met regularly from August through December 2017 (a.k.a Season 1) and have been on hiatus since then. Season 2 is set to begin March 28th!

Because we don't meet at a public location, Conflict Revolution is a semi-closed group. If you're interested in joining us, attend a General Assembly or a MACC_Anarchx-Feminist public meeting.

Season 2 - Syllabus & Schedule[edit | edit source]

We'll be meeting every other Wednesday starting March 28th.

Date Discussion Skills
Week 1 3/28/2018 Whare are you hoping to get out of this group?

What experience do you have with conflicts & conflict support?

Levels of Listening
Week 2 4/11/2018 Mediation demo and discussion/debrife Uninterrupted listening
Week 3 4/25/2018 Conflict vs abuse Reflection and Generating Movement
Week 4 5/9/2018 Reading TBD Emotional self-awareness

Asking open questions

Week 5 5/23/2018 Reading TBD Stages of mediation

Mediator self check-in

Week 6 6/6/2018 Reading TBD Building an agenda

Generating and assessing options

Week 7 6/20/2018 Reading TBD Conflict role play
Week 8 7/4/2018 Where do we do want to go from here?  Conflict role play
Week 9 7/18/2018 Start planning for season 3 and what's next for Conflict Revolution