Self Defense for Self Determination — 6/25/2018 Published: June 10, 2018 By: Andy Sohn Monday, June 25, 2018 4 – 6 p.m. Multicultural Community Center, Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union 2495 Bancroft Way, Suite #220 UC Berkeley Please sign-up to hold a spot. Space is limited! Self Defense for Self Determination: Intro to self defense and de-escalation strategies The approach of this introductory training is rooted in social justice and healing, promoting sex-positive self defense strategies through community-based trainings that emphasize prevention. In this two-hour training you will learn and practice: Increasing awareness through breath and body consciousness Body language and using your voice De-escalation strategies and interrupting harassment Assessing situations and deciding whether or not to intervene Physical tactics (how to get out of holds, how to block and strike, vulnerable target areas) The training will be led by Mamie Chow, who is part of a collective of queer-identified women and nonbinary people of color self defense collective. For disability-related accommodations, please go to access.berkeley.edu with as much notice as possible.