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Jan 20th, 2018

J20 Block Party

Build and Fight 2018

On the one year anniversary of Trump's inauguration, communities around the country will gather to reconnect to the roots from which their movements draw strength, discuss the path ahead, and gather resources for prisoners, relief efforts, and ongoing struggles.

In Asheville, we're kicking off a week of rebellious activities with a Haywood Road block party to share food, fun, and knowledge. This is a free event open to everyone so bring your friends and let's talk about where we want to go from here!

Schedule of Events

3pm-4pm : "Kali Basics: Self Empowerment and Defense," a workshop with Jeshua

4pm-6pm : "Sustainable Call Ins," a presentation on addressing abuse and assault in subcultural communities by The Callisto Collective

6pm-7pm : Community vegetarian potluck

6pm-9pm : Board game night, including insurrectionary favorite, Bloc By Bloc! ($5 admission @ Haywood Comics and Games)

7pm-9pm : "Uprooting White Supremacy in Appalachia," an interactive presentation by Holler Network

9pm-Late : DJ dance party (@ Local 604 Bottle Shop)

Throughout the Week

Sunday, J21 : Documentary Film Night (@ Static Age-Records)

Tuesday, J23 : Karaoke Fundraiser (@ The Lazy Diamond)

Friday, J26 : "Trouble" Screening (@ Firestorm)

This week of events is taking place in response to a call by the Channel Zero Anarchist Podcast Network, Sub.Media, It's Going Down, and CrimethInc.. Read the full call at https://crimethinc.com/2017/11/15/january-20-2018-build-the-base-take-the-initiative-a-call-to-expand-our-capacity

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