Counter-coup Organizing & Training

List compiled by Voices for Creative Nonviolence: Check out the list here

An organizer and analyst we deeply respect, “Training for Change” co-founder George Lakey recently suggested Voices help maintain a list of organizations in the U.S. which are helping people prepare for the possibility of a stolen election, a rigged election, or an outright coup following November 3rd voting in the U.S.. In a nation with rapidly dwindling concern for democracy, the principle of nonviolent community organizing for democracy has seldom seemed so urgent.

We’re impressed by the quality of outreach and organizing which has already developed in cities and states across the U.S. This is a mere sampling of what we’ve learned so far. We’ll keep George Lakey’s Training for Change trainings at the top of the list, and other groups with upcoming events at



Link to the video of the September 17 event. Sponsored by: Homewood & Stony Run Meetings (Baltimore Quakers); Baltimore Yearly Meeting Peace & Social Concerns Committee (Quakers); Maryland Poor People’s Campaign;Maryland Peace Action; Pax Christi Metro DC-Baltimore; Prevent Nuclear War/Maryland; Get Money Out Maryland.

Video link:  

  1. Survey: Complete survey after viewing George Lakey's Sept 17th training:
  2. Go to ChooseDemocracy.US and sign the pledge.
  3. George Lakey's articles can be obtained at this link:
  4. Website: Resources for Saving Our Country Using Nonviolent Resistance:

Upcoming Trainings with George Lakey:

Pendle Hill Webinar: Monday 10/5: Can Quakers and Others Prevent an American Slide into Dictatorship? Hint: Nonviolence will be key!

Please submit your questions or comments to:

Alert from the Baltimore Quaker Nonviolence Action Project