St. Paul's Principles
1. Our solidarity will be based on respect for a diversity of tactics and the plans of other groups.
2. The actions and tactics used will be organized to maintain a separation of time or space.
3. Any debates or criticisms will stay internal to the movement, avoiding any public or media denunciations of fellow activists and events.
4. We oppose any state repression of dissent, including surveillance, infiltration, disruption and violence. We agree not to assist law enforcement actions against activists and others.
Occupy Denver Anti-Oppression Statement
Occupy Denver strives to empower all people to collectively challenge the structures of oppression that marginalize some, and divide us all. These include ableism, ageism, classism, heterosexism, racism, religious discrimination, sexism, transphobia, xenophobia, among others.
If you are using language or actions that have traditionally been used to target, oppress or hurt specific marginalized groups, you will be called out. We do not tolerate further oppression as we fight to dismantle the current structures.
Occupy Denver acknowledges oppression exists and is not here to argue for the status quo. We are creating a new culture within our own community and fighting to undermine the structures of oppression beyond it. Our goal is to be a community characterized by mutual respect and support where everyone feels safe participating in the work that emerges from our direct democratic prac
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