Summer Activist Training Camp

Starting Date: 08-01-2004
Ending Date: 08-05-2004
Address

Antioch College
Yellow Springs, Ohio 45387
United States
413-626-8435 (cell)
Description
Want to...
Ensure that more than three or four people do the work for your group?
Effectively combat environmental and social problems on your campus and in your community?
Challenge racism, sexism, heterosexism, and classism?

Then come one, come all to the...



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ACTIVIST TRAINING CAMP
Antioch College in Yellow Springs, OH
August 1-5, 2004
www.seac.org/atc

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Come gain the skills, knowledge, and inspiration necessary to fight for the environment and social justice during this week of education, skills-building, action, networking and fun!




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BUILD YOUR SKILLS
to learn how to run a kick-ass campus activist group that creates real, lasting change....
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* Building and Sustaining a Group: Outreach, Retention, and Leadership Development
* Running Winning Campaigns: Campaign Strategy and Planning
* Powermapping and Influencing Decision Makers
* Running Fun and Effective Meetings: Facilitation and Consensus
* Media and Messaging
* Non Violent Direct Action Planning
* How to Fight Racism, Sexism, Heterosexism, Classism, and Ableism
* How to Lead Great Workshops on Activist Skills
* How to Build up a Strong Regional Network
* How to Coordinate Campaigns on a Local, Regional, or National Level

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BUILD YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND ACTIONS
by learning about campaigns that your group can take on to fight for the environment and social justice....
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* Youth Powershift: Global Warming and Clean Energy
* Militarism and the Environment: Anti-recruitment, divestment from military ties, and fighting military toxics
* Tampaction: Menstrual Health and Environmental Sexism
* Fighting Genetically Engineered Food on Campuses and in our Communities
* Banks Campaign: Stopping Corporate Globalization

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BUILD OUR COLLECTIVE POWER
by strengthening networking around the country with other progressive student groups....
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Wish you knew what other groups were up to in your area so you could share resources and coordinate events, actions, and campaigns? Come to this gathering to help build a solid, sustainable network through which we can build our collective power as youth activists.

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ABOUT SEAC
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>SEAC is a coalition of youth organizers for environmental and social justice formed so that we can share resources, materials and organizing advice and coordinate events, actions and campaigns.

>We define the environment to include the social, cultural, political and economic conditions around us and are dedicated to addressing oppression of all forms both both within society and within movements for environmental and social justice.

>We hold regular regional trainings that focus on building skills, connecting people with strong campaigns and forming connections between individuals groups around the country.

>http://www.seac.org
>http://www.seac.org/atc




LOGISTICS
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~HOUSING & FOOD~
Housing will be provided at Antioch. Food with plenty of vegan options will also be provided. For other dietary restrictions please contact us in advance. Visit http://www.seac.org/atc/logistics.shtml for more info.


~TRAVEL~
Visit http://www.seac.org/atc/travel.shtml to post to our ride board and find out other ways to get to the Activist Training Camp. If you don't have a way to get there contact us at atc@seac.org
and we'll help you out as much as possible. Limited travel scholarships are also available.


~REGISTRATION & FEES~
* Pre-register at: http://www.seac.org/atc/register.shtml. We need to know the number of attendees in advance for housing and food purposes.
* No one will be turned away for lack of funds. It does cost money to put these events on so, if you are able to pay, we ask that you contribute $50 for registration. If you can't pay that much, no problem, simply request a fee waiver by emailing atc@seac.org
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~WHAT TO BRING~
Visit http://www.seac.org/atc/logistics.shtml for more info.


~QUESTIONS? CONTACT US!~
If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at any hour!
atc@seac.org

http://www.seac.org/atc
215-222-4711 (SEAC office)
413-626-8435 (Emily's cell)

We look forward to seeing you at Antioch!

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SPONSORING GROUPS
Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC)Pennsylvania







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