Daniel Hunter

Daniel Hunter is a trainer and organizer with Training for Change, and has trained thousands of activists including ethnic minorities in Burma, pastors in Sierra Leone, independence activists in northeast India, environmentalists in Australia, and Indonesian religious leaders.

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On August 28, 2013, three days before Philadelphia renewed the license that gives ICE direct access to the Philadelphia Police Department’s electronic database, 20 immigrant youth and their mothers held a kids day of action against deportation in front of City Hall. (WNV/ Harvey Finkle) Views
Sunday, April 27, 2014
How Philly’s Immigrants Ended ICE Holds
Last week Philadelphia’s Mayor Michael Nutter signed into law one of the most progressive pieces of legislation limiting “ICE holds,” the practice of local police detaining individuals so they can be handed over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement — eliminating the practice for both city...
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Sunday, January 26, 2014
Not a Hacker or Whistleblower? Here’s How You Can Still Liberate Secret Documents
Forty years ago a tiny group of antiwar protesters picked locks at the Federal Bureau of Investigation offices in Media, Pa. They stuffed briefcases with confidential documents which they later released to reporters. Their act was brazen and planned with meticulous detail.
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Monday, September 03, 2012
How Not to Protest a Major Party Convention
The Huffington Post recently tried its best to give a positive frame for protesters of the Republican National Convention, calling them “a diverse coalition of senior citizens, religious leaders, community organizers, and activists in faded Occupy T-shirts.” All 200 of them.
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Saturday, June 09, 2012
Was the Walker Recall Effort the Wrong Fight?
A few months after last year’s Wisconsin uprising at the state capitol, I stood in front of a packed Quaker meeting house overflowing with labor leaders, religious leaders and radical activists. They carried a wide range of feelings: a mood of failure because Governor Scott Walker had moved through his nefarious legislation, an excitement left over from daily waves of actions and protests, and a shared sense of shock and being overwhelmed. They had just inspired some of the largest impromptu civil disobedience in recent U.S.
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