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2016[edit | edit source]

  • The Standing Rock Sioux set up camp in protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline encroaching on their lands, #NoDAPL, enduring harsh police reactions. Street medics treated patients who faced chemical weapons, blunt force trauma, and hypothermia from the use of water-cannons when the outside temperature was below freezing.

2015[edit | edit source]

  • Medical assistant LeeAnne Walters noticed symptoms of what was apparently lead exposure in her four children. She began researching and protesting and contacting researchers-- which blew the lid on Flint, MI's water crisis.

2014[edit | edit source]

  • Hong Kong students staged an outdoor occupation in protest of upcoming election reforms, nicknamed the "Umbrella Protests" for their use of the tool for protection from both weather and chemical weapons.

2013[edit | edit source]

  • The Twitter hashtag #BlackLivesMatter was coined by three Black, queer women, in response to the acquittal of George Zimmerman, who murdered Trayvon Martin, catalyzing an ongoing protest movement.

2011[edit | edit source]

  • Occupy Wall Street and affiliated actions call on Street Medics for mobilizations and encampment health. Some Occupy-related medic teams become permanent organizations.

2010[edit | edit source]

  • Mutual Aid Disaster Relief in Haiti [1] (Disaster response)
  • Street Medic Conference, NE Ohio

2009[edit | edit source]

2008[edit | edit source]

  • Stop I-69 - Indiana (Environmental justice/Anti-globalization)
  • Mountain justice summer - Appalachia (Community organizing/self-defense)
  • Southeast convergence for climate action - Louisa County, VA (Environmental justice)
  • Republican national convention - St Paul, MN (???)
  • Critical Resistance 10 - Oakland, CA (Prison abolition)
  • Hurricane Ike disaster relief - Dulac, LA (Disaster relief/Indigenous sovereignty)

2007[edit | edit source]

  • Mountain justice spring break - Appalachia (Community organizing/self-defense)
  • BioJustice2007 action support and free health clinic - Boston (Anti-globalization/Environmental justice/Community-based clinic)
  • Convergence against the G8 - Heiligendamm, Germany (Anti-globalization)
  • United States social forum - Atlanta (Civil rights/Anti-globalization/Environmental justice)

2006[edit | edit source]

  • 2005-2006 Common Ground Health Clinic - LA - One year retreat notes.(Community-based clinic)
  • Support during Oaxaca uprising - Mexico (Community self-defense)
  • Protests outside Mexican consulates - US (Solidarity)

2005[edit | edit source]

  • Mountain justice summer - Appalachia (Community organizing/self-defense)
  • Hurricane Katrina survivor support - LA, MS (Community Self-defense)

2004[edit | edit source]

2003[edit | edit source]

  • 2003-06 Lausanne G8 protest activity - Switzerland (Anti-globalization)
  • Cascadia summer - OR (Forest defense)
  • Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) summit protests - FL (Anti-globalization)
  • Support during al-Aqsa Intifada - Palestine (Community Self-defense)

2002[edit | edit source]

  • World Economic Forum summit protests - NY (Anti-globalization)
  • Support during al-Aqsa Intifada - Palestine (Community Self-defense)

2001[edit | edit source]

2000[edit | edit source]

1999[edit | edit source]

World Trade Organization summit protests - WA (Anti-globalization)

1998[edit | edit source]

1998 Minnehaha free state (MN) (Community Self-defense)

1973[edit | edit source]

Wounded Knee Incident/AIM Occupation - SD (Community Self-defense)

1972[edit | edit source]

Republican national convention (RNC) protests - FL (???)

Young lords Lincoln hospital take-over - NY (Community self-defense)

1969[edit | edit source]

Stonewall riots - NY (Community self-defense)

1968[edit | edit source]

Democratic national convention (DNC) protests - IL (???)

1965[edit | edit source]

Marches from Selma to Montgomery - AL (Civil Rights)

1964[edit | edit source]

Freedom Summer - MS (Civil Rights)

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