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Pods and Pod Mapping Worksheet

The BATJC developed the framework for “pods” as a means to refer to a specific type of relationship within transformative justice (TJ) work. We needed a term to describe intentional relationships between people who might turn to one other for support after violence, harm,/or and abuse, whether as survivors, bystanders, or as the person who has caused harm.… Read more

Radical Welcome

How we first feel when we enter a space or organization greatly influences how long we stick around. To keep people coming back to our organizations, we need to welcome them in a way that reflects our values. Radical Welcome is a framework to make sure that all of your events and spaces make people feel seen, appreciated, and engaged.… Read more

1-on-1s: Deepen Relationships, Strengthen Movement

Relationships are the foundation of any movement. So, how do we start building relationships, and how do we take our relationships to the next level? We have 1-on-1 meetings! 1-1s are the site of many organizing transformations, and they can help people feel more grounded in a community.… Read more

Asking for Help and Identifying Needs

Asking for Help is an integral part of movement building work. Yet, capitalism, sexism, and colonialism have told our people that having needs is weakness. In this workshop from APIENC, participants will have the opportunity to explore why it’s hard to ask for help, and will have space to practice identifying needs and asking their people.… Read more

The Growbook

The Growbook is a free printable activity packet that shares the individual’s insights with their Pod, illuminating critical connections & co-creating new worlds. Contributors: Tori Hong & Cori Lin Favorite… Read more

Healing is a Radical Act of Resistance workshop

The purpose of our workshop is to have conversations around the connection between mental/emotional health and social justice/organizing, and offer some healing practices you can do at this time and beyond to sustain yourselves for your own individual and collective healing.… Read more

Planting the Seeds of a Police-Free Future

Planting the seeds of a police-free future: This document contains a few readings, resources, and potential activities for teachers and other educators interested in introducing abolition to their students. Favorite… Read more

Asian American Feminist Antibodies: Care in the Time of Coronavirus

With the COVID-19 pandemic neither behind us or solely ahead of us, this zine offers a way to make meaning of the coronavirus crisis through long-standing practices of care that come out of Asian American histories and politics. We bring together first-hand accounts and analyses from our communities, including health and service workers and caregivers on the frontlines, students, people living with chronic illness, journalists, and organizers.… Read more