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Why Do Protests Fail?

Drawing on their pivotal experiences running for president as a third-party candidate, sparking Black Lives Matter and asserting indigenous rights, three thoughtful activists confront head-on the reasons that protests fail. Is it a lack of demands? Police repression? Absence of leadership? Or something deeper?

Understanding why protests fail will equip you to create positive social change.

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The next session of this course begins on April 22. All classes are entirely online. You do not need a college degree to enroll at Activist Graduate School. Our courses are open to activists of all ages and educational backgrounds. Tuition is $150 USD. You’ll receive three months access to the course videos plus lifetime access to our global student and alumni community.

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Symposium Information

LENGTH:
Symposium is 90 minutes.

ALSO INCLUDES:
Six-session course on “How To Change The World”

FILMED AT:

All Stars Project in New York City

PRICE:
$150 USD

Symposium Description

Don't miss this revolutionary discussion with Dr. Lenora FulaniAlicia Garza, and Souta Calling Last on the pressing question: Why Do Protests Fail? 

Drawing on their pivotal experiences running for president as a third-party candidate, sparking Black Lives Matter, and asserting indigenous rights, these thoughtful activists will confront head-on the reasons that protests fail. Is it a lack of demands? Police repression? Absence of leadership? Or something deeper?

Understanding why protests fail will equip you to create positive social change.

Register Now

Symposium Includes Course on How to Change the World

Become a more effective activist as you follow your learning path through the sessions of this online course:

  • Session 1 How does change happen?

  • Session 2 Violence or Nonviolence?

  • Session 3 Symposium on Why Do Protests Fail?

  • Session 4 Structures vs. Agents

  • Session 5 How does inner reality impact external reality?

  • Session 6  Can the gods save us now?

  • Session 7 What is the future of activism?


Gain a theoretical understanding of activism that helps your efforts to create social change.

Take time to step back and define your approach to activism.

Join a global network of activists.


Symposium Lecturers

Alicia Garza, co-creator of Black Lives Matter

Alicia Garza, co-creator of Black Lives Matter

Dr. Lenora Fulani, the first woman and first African American in U.S. history to appear as a presidential candidate on the ballot in all 50 states.

Dr. Lenora Fulani, the first woman and first African American in U.S. history to appear as a presidential candidate on the ballot in all 50 states.

Souta Calling Last, the Founder and Executive Director of Indigenous Vision

Souta Calling Last, the Founder and Executive Director of Indigenous Vision


When do I start?

Our next available course starts April 5.

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