July 13-18: Ruckus Society and Backbone Campaign Action CampSeattle 09 Jul 2009 23:39 GMT
Ruckus Society and Backbone Campaign are sponsoring an action camp on Vashon to share skills and information in building a movement to stop a massive sand and gravel mine that will threaten, if not destroy, chinook salmon, orcas, smelt, herring, madrona trees, aquifer for Maury and ruin a lovely area.
Please join Backbone Campaign, Ruckus Society and the Mosquito Fleet on beautiful Vashon Island, WA. for 5 exciting days of creative tactics trainings, group camping, and connecting with seasoned and aspiring activists from around the nation.
Please help with food, huge pots and pans, volunteering in the kitchen or come and participate in the workshops.
All participants will be provided with the opportunity to experience and train in a wide range of creative tactics. These include nonviolence trainings, arts for social change workshops, land and water based techniques, campaign design and strategy.
Rappelling, Tripod and Blockades
Have a great time, eat great food, meet great people. Then take these skills back to your community to strengthen and energize your organizing.
If you cannot attend the entire camp check out our Community Access Schedule and register for as many afternoons or evenings as you like HERE.
For the full week of training, camping and meals register HERE.
Feel free to call the Backbone Campaign office at 206-408-8058 to ask questions. A non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your spot.
swaneagle 206 463 0766
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