Community Organizing

Getting It Together: Organizing Collectives for the Real World

Materials and instructions for building collectives. During 2017, Punch Up Collective spent several months developing curriculum for a four-hour workshop we call “Getting It Together: Organizing Collectives for the Real World.” In early 2018, we...

After the Monopod: Nutty & the Anti-Pipeline Fight in Appalachia

On March 28th, 2018, a monopod blockade was erected on a Mountain Valley Pipeline access road in the Jefferson National Forest in so-called Virginia, on occupied Cherokee and Monacan territory (to the best of...

Occupation, Revolt, Power: The 1st Month of #OccupyICEPHL

The following timeline and analysis traces the first month of activity at #OccupyICEPHL. In the heat of struggle—and with the demands of security and safety—it’s very common that we don’t stop and record the actions,...

Support Autonomous Food Distribution in Atlanta

A call for support from the Teardown Community, which is seeking to expand its autonomous food distribution program throughout the city. People are hungry in our city Food stamps have been drastically cut in Georgia this year.  Trump...

Mexico City Real Estate Development Project Temporarily Shut Down at Aztecas #215

The following is a short text about a neighborhood blockade that took place yesterday of a gentrifying and environmentally destructive development project in Mexico City. More about the struggle at Aztecas #215 can be...

Milwaukee, WI: Day Long Prison Strike Solidarity Action

Report from Milwaukee on recent solidarity actions with the #PrisonStrike and the ongoing campaign to #CLOSEmsdf. Under the looming shadows of both the Milwaukee County Jail and the Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility (MSDF), supporters gathered...

Spokane, WA: Community Groups Plan Rally to Protest Republican Party Opening It’s Doors to...

The following is a press release sent to It's Going Down by various community and antiracist groups, who are holding a demonstration against a local Republican Party chapter warming up to white nationalist James...

Countering White Supremacy In the Militia & Patriot Movement

In this episode of the It's Going Down podcast, we spoke with a member of the Puget Sound John Brown Gun Club, which is part of the Redneck Revolt network. If you are unfamiliar...

Tampa, FL: #OccupyICETPA Shuts Down DHS

Report on recent action from #OccupyICETPA in Tampa, Florida that shut down DHS operations. The DHS/ICE processing center at 5524 W Cypress Ave in Tampa, FL is closed today after 6 protesters locked their...

Tampa, FL: ICE’s Criminal Power Does Not Make Us Powerless Criminals

Report from the growing autonomous zone of Tampa's #OccupyICE encampment. Several mass occupations against Immigrations and Customs Enforcement continue to endure in large cities across the colonized United States, utilizing direct action to combat the...