20th-27th October 2019
ANEC Assistant Trainer cum Teaching officer attended week-long nonviolent training Action Camp hosted by SFT India. The camp covered a range of workshops from deconstructing nonviolence as a tool of resistance to campaign organizing, grassroots outreach, media and messaging, public speaking, leadership building, and personality development.
Trainers and facilitators employed informal teaching methods, using games, group exercises, and trust games to enable each participants to step outside their comfort zones and discover the leader in them. In evening participants, facilitators, trainers, and volunteers would sit around a bonfire or SFT would invite figures important in Tibetan circle to give a talk or have an informal conversation.