Monthly Archives: January 2015

Epic Updates: An anti-oppression training, organizing help, and a timeline of what to expect in the next few months!

A very happy 2015 to all of you! We are looking towards this year’s festival with great anticipation, and to that end we have a couple of Very Exciting Things to share:

The first Very Exciting Thing is that the Epic Skill Swap Organizing team and some other skilled swappers are putting together an anti-oppression workshop on February 28th in the Boston/Providence area. We’re doing this in an effort to keep our community as open and welcoming as possible for folks of all backgrounds, and to make sure that our festival reflects our values of inclusion and safety. Lisa and Chloe will lead us through core ideas and practices for working to dismantle race, gender, and economic oppressions. We would like to share this opportunity with the broader ESS community, and so we invite you to join us. We have a limited number of spaces available on a first-come, first-served basis. Email Meghan at if you’re interested. Continue reading