2nd Annual Organizing for Social and Environmental Justice Workshop!
Come to this alumni sponsored community organizing workshop to learn to plan and carry out strategic efforts to make social change. These skills are highly applicable for all campus, community or political organizing and social justice minded students who desire to further their skills as social change agents.
Thursday, October 18th, 7:30 - 9:00 pm
Holland Hall Room 307
*Green Corps “Bring your Tray" Information Session 6:30-7:00pm beforehand for graduating seniors and interested underclasspersons to hear about job opportunities
6:30-7:00pm Green Corps Information Session-Bring Your Tray/food if you'd like!
7:30-9:00 Organizing Workshop: Tactics to Organize for Social Change
Ryan Doyle, Assistant Organizing Director, Green Corps (Olaf ’09, Green Corps ‘10)
Carl Samuelson, Energy Efficiency Program Coordinator, Eureka Recycling (Olaf ’08, Green Corps ‘09)
Nate Jacobi, Associate Director, Civic Engagement, Piper Center, St. Olaf College
Sponsored by Green Corps: the Field School for Environmental Organizing, the St. Olaf Piper Center, St. Olaf Env. Studies, St. Olaf Env. Coalition, College Greens
Green Corps is the nation’s premiere environmental organizer training program, called a "West Point for organizers" by the Utne Reader and likened to the Highlander Folk School by climate activist and renowned author Bill McKibben, with a track record of producing concrete grassroots victories and high caliber organizers and advocates.
Green Corps Alumni include:
Justin Ruben, Executive Director, MoveOn.org, GC '97
Heather Smith, Executive Director, Rock the Vote, GC '99
Phil Radford, Executive Director, Greenpeace USA, GC '99