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MNLP Community Safety and Awareness Training

October 28, 2023
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
830 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis
Event Description

In light of the recent unfortunate incidents, including a shooting at a queer punk concert and an attack on a member of the North Star Kennel Club, Minnesota Leather Pride (MNLP) is organizing a specialized Safety and Awareness Training aimed at addressing concerns related to personal and community safety. This training is crucial for our community to foster a sense of security and preparedness in various situations.

This training is a step towards creating a safer environment for everyone. It is an opportunity to learn, understand, and discuss safety measures and precautions that are essential in today’s world. Let’s come together to make our community stronger and more secure.


Mick Sharpe, owner and CEO of Protection Far Left of Center, is a well-respected defensive trainer and ally to our community.

Training Topics:

  • Situational Awareness
  • De-escalation Techniques
  • Less Lethal Self-defense
  • Basic Hand-to-hand Combat
  • Mass-shooter Threat Management
  • Bar Safety


Thank you to our community partners, Atons of Minneapolis,  Imperial Court of Minnesota, Ladies of the Lakes, Minnesota Leathersex Project, North Star Kennel Club, and Twin Cities Bootblacks, for their generous sponsorship.

Event Venue
The Saloon MN, 830 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
Minnesota Leather Pride
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