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From Portland Action Lab. Jan 24, 2012:
F29 organizing & YOU!
Hello! This email is to get you up to speed on F29 and Portland Action Lab. Please check out the upcoming events below, come if you can, and forward this email to friends!
Fun Flash F29 Fliering Wednesday 1/25 9pm, St Francis
Fun. F29. Corn Dogs. $1 PBR. Fliers.
This Wednesday (1/25) meet up at St Francis (SE 12th and Oak) at 9pm with a roll of tape, staple gun, or paste and group up for a fun hour of flash flier mobbing Portland with F29 fliers. Travel by foot, bike or car! We will provide the fliers you provide the fun.
After an hour of fast flier activism (that means 10 o’clock) come back and hang out with Occupy friends down the street at $1 PBR and $1.25 vegan corn dogs at Hungry Tiger Too! What a great way to meet and socialze with awesome Occupy friends!
F29 National Conference Call Thursday 1/26 6pm PST/9pm EST
Please forward this to your Occupy-friends around the country interested in F29 organizing! This is the second conference call to connect Occupy groups across the country around F29 organizing. The goal of this call is to share ideas, ask questions, and learn what the great folks like yourself are doing across the country. Note: please forward this to friends in other cities outside of Portland. Portland, having made the national call out for F29, is very well represented on the call already.
Register for the call here! http://www.shutdownthecorporations.org/?page_id=24
Portland Action Lab Direct Action Training for Everyone! February 4th, 11-6pm St Francis, SE 12th and Oak ** after party blues + stompin tunes from 7-10 at Red&Black
Want to plug-in to the action on February 29th? Want to pull-off more fun and more effective direct action? Come for the whole day, choose your favorite workshop, or just come for the benefit party at the Red and Black! Join us in preparation for the F29 Shut Down The Corporations day of action at the Direct Action Training For Everyone!
This will be a day of training in beginning to advanced direct action skills aimed at building capacity and relationships for the national day of action on February 29th. While the thrust of the day will be trainings, we cannot build the world we want to live in without building community. So, there will fun socializing and community time throughout the day as well.
Non-violent direct action: This workshop is *highly recommended* for activists wanting to engage in civil disobedience and direct action or those new to these tactics. It will cover history of direct action, affinity groups, action planning, conflict management and fun action role plays.11:30 AM – 4PM (with 1-hour lunch break)
Media for direct action: Learn how to get media to your event, create effective press releases, talk to the media and get your message out to the public. 11:30 AM – 12:30PM
Blockades: Forest defenders and climate justice activists share tools to make actions more effective and activists very difficult to remove, from blocking roads to building entrances to… let your imagination run wild. 12:30PM – 1:30PM
Lunch! (donation suggested) 1:30PM – 2:30PM
Strategic Action Planning: Tools to make our actions more effective and achieve our goals with less burnout. This workshop could change your life. 2:30PM – 4PM
Coffee Break + Affinity Group Meet-up: 4PM – 5PM
American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC): Why is ALEC the target of this day of action? Learn more about the way they control our democracy behind closed doors and how to stop them! 5PM – 5:30PM
Legal Support For Activist/Know Your Rights! Lead by lawyers supporting the Occupy movement, learn the rights you have when engaging with the police and how to support people risking arrest. People considering engaging in or supporting civil disobedience should attend this workshop. 5:30pm – 6PM
Benefit Party at the Red and Black Cafe! We’ve ve got Poor Boy’s Soul, Henry Hill and more to stomp our feet to and dance the night away… until 10pm. A great way to unwind after an inspiring day of workshops. (donation supporting F29 suggested) 7PM – 10PM, SE 12th and Oak (across the street from St. Francis)
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