Submitted by ujpadmin1 on Sat, 08/25/2012 - 10:05am.
When: Sunday, September 9, 2012, 1:00 pm
to 5:00 pm
Where: First Congregational Church • 165 Main St • Amherst
2012 Sep 9 - 1:00pm
2012 Sep 9 - 5:00pm
Want to do something about climate change but not sure what?
Let’s figure it out together
Workshops! Meet-ups! Skillshares!
on divestment, sustainability, campus movements, anti-corporate actions, alternatives to nuclear power, the military, fracking & more…
1 pm: Greeting by Rev. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas of Grace Episcopal Church
1:15 pm: Open Space workshops (2 sessions)
Workshops on Local Sustainability; Local Climate Campaigns; The Military and the Environment; 350.Org, Keystone XL and Ending Oil Subsidies; Student Organizing and Divestment from the Carbon Industries; Why Nuclear Is Not the Answer; No Fracked Gas in MA; and more.
4:30 pm: Conference closing with Rev. Andrea Ayvazian (pastor of Haydenville Congregational Church)
free and open to everyone
Sponsored by: Grace Church, Amherst * Alliance for Peace & Justice * Arise for Social Justice * Better Future Project * Buddhist Peace Fellowship of W MA Campaign for Community Solar * Community Education Project/Juntos/ABE-Transition to College & Careers * First Congregational Church, Amherst * Fund Our Communities Not War of W MA * GCC Peace, Justice & Environmental Studies * Grace Church Peace Fellowship * Green Amherst Project * Green Rainbow Party of MA * Greening Grace Group of Grace Church * Jewish Community of Amherst * John Woolman College of Active Peace MassBike/Pioneer Valley * Massachusetts Peace Action * Mount Toby Friends Climate Consciousness Group * Northampton Committee to Stop the Wars Neustras Raices * Nuclear Free Future Coalition of W MA * Pioneer Valley Climate Action * Pioneer Valley Green-Rainbow Party * Progressive Democrats of America * SAGE Alliance * Sierra Club of MA * Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Soc. of Amherst * The Empty Bell * The Enviro Show * The Peaceful Educator * Transition Amherst * Traprock Center for Peace & Justice * Traprock Peace Education Center at GCC * Weste rn Mass AFSC * Western Mass Code Pink * MoveOn Councils of Western Mass and others