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Recent events have shown that the effects of climate change are not distant fears, but current realities. From historic flooding in Louisiana to Hurricanes Matthew, Harvey, Irma, and Maria we need each other more than we ever have before. Immediately after floods and other disasters, Mutual Aid Disaster Relief listens to affected community members and responds with supplies, work crews, and amplifying the grassroots community-led initiatives that blossom following disasters.


MADR On The Road!

Memphis, TN

March 3 @ 5:00 pm CST

Memphis, TN

March 4 @ 12:00 pm CST

Knoxville, TN

March 6 @ 5:00 pm EST

Knoxville, TN

March 7 @ 5:00 pm EST

Gatlinburg, TN

March 8 @ 5:00 pm EST

Asheville, NC

March 9 @ 7:00 pm EST

Asheville, NC

March 10 @ 12:00 pm EST

Boone, NC

March 13 @ 12:30 pm EDT

Boone, NC

March 13 @ 7:00 pm EDT

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Building the Movement for Mutual Aid – SPRING TOUR 2018

Friends, I am so excited and grateful for this opportunity to organize our first "Building the Movement for Mutual Aid" Training Tour!  This is a critical moment for developing a skilled and empowered standing network of organizers and volunteers who can help communities respond to climate chaos as well as “unnatural disasters” brought about by exploitation, violence, and extreme resource extraction. We are still confirming dates on this far-ranging Spring Tour, but we can tell you now that we will be on the road March-May in Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. In each of the 30 locations on our route, we will explain how natural storms turn into unnatural disasters through dangerous new forms of disaster capitalism and how everyday people are using principles of “Solidarity, Not Charity” to engage in d.i.y. disaster recovery.  A two-day workshop will include both an easy introduction accessible to the general public, and a deeper participatory training for those who are ready to get involved. Check out the schedule!  It just went [...]

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MADR hits the road in 2018