SEAC Midwest Regional Conference
Calling all activists!
Students Eliminating Environmental Destruction (SEED) cordially invites you to join us for a weekend of workshops, protests, music, and fun at Kent State University in Ohio. We are hosting a regional conference of the Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC) from Friday, April 18-Sunday April 20 (the weekend before Earth Day).
This weekend is a great opportunity for you or your group to sharpen your activist skills and network with dynamic people from various parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Valley regions. Here are some logistical details for the event:
REGISTRATION: We encourage everyone to register in advance, as it makes things run more smoothly. However, there will also be opportunities to register at the door. Registration forms are available online at our website (see bottom of email). Registration fees are designed to cover meals and other expenses. We are asking for $15.00 on a sliding scale. Those who can afford to pay more than $15.00 are encouraged to do so, but no-one will be turned away from the conference for lack of money.
HOUSING: Floor space and parking is available in several different locations. We are still working out the final details on this. Please call us for housing information or send us an advance registration form and we?ll call you.
Directions are available online at http://imagine.kent.edu/directions/ If you need help with directions, please call us.
SCHEDULE: Here is a basic outline of what?s going to happen during the conference. This is all subject to change, but we expect things to pan out more or less as planned.
Friday, April 18: 6:00 PM Begin registration (Kent State University Student Center, Summit St., Kent, OH
8:00 PM Live old-time folk music (Student Center, Room 310)
9:00 PM Keynote speaker, Larry Gibson, anti-mountaintop removal activist (Student Center)
Saturday, April 19th: Morning and Early Afternoon: Workshops, meetings, and caucuses on forest issues, fair trade coffee, hemp-weaving, oppression, and much more.
Mid-Afternoon: Protest against forest-destroyer Boise Cascade and interpretive tour of site of May 4, 1970 Kent State shootings
Evening: Music, arts, games, and party (various locations)
Sunday, April 20th: Networking meeting, other exciting stuff TBA (Student Center)(Conference ends at noon)
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