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*Sustainability and Power: How the 99% Can Change the World

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*Sustainability and Power: How the 99% Can Change the World

Time: July 7, 2012 at 9pm to July 8, 2012 at 3pm
Location: Langara College, main cafeteria
Street: 100 W 49th Ave
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: http://www.langara.bc.ca/summ…
Phone: 604.323.5193
Event Neighbourhood and Type: workshop, sustainability, community
Organized By: Sarah St. John
Latest Activity: Jul 7, 2012

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Event Description

Join with social justice, environmental and labour activists to discuss challenges and strategies for creating a world in which people and the planet not only survive, but thrive.

Speakers Include: Iglika Ivanova, Mike Lewis, Hanane Benzidane, Sven Biggs, Lucas Chan, Lorraine Copas, Eric Doherty, Suresh Fernando, Harjap Grewal, Bonnie Hammond, Romi Chandra Herbert, Nikki Hill, Kevin Huang, Gerry Kasten, Deborah Littman, Robin Macqueen, Bob Matters, Carlos Moreira, Derrick O’Keefe, Adriana Paz, iris yong pearson, Peter Prontzos, Casey Stainsby (Involved in the Quebec Student Movement), Leslie Stern, Ingrid Steenhuisen, Ben West

We will look at the major problems facing humanity: the escalating environmental crises, mass poverty and growing inequality. What changes are needed to our economic and political system to maintain and nourish our social and biological systems?

All sessions throughout the weekend will be interactive. The goal is to engage a diversity of community members in conversations that will lead to greater collaboration and solidarity. Outside of the workshop sessions there will be opportunities to network, and share information through tables, displays, art, etc.

Cost: $35 including food. Discounts available for people with low incomes. No one turned away for lack of funds. Please contact Sarah at sstjohn@langara.bc.ca or 604.323.5193.

This event was planned in collaboration with BCGEU, Occupy Vancouver, PeerNetBC, SPARC BC, Steelworkers District #3, Village Vancouver, and the Wilderness Committee.

SATURDAY JULY 7
9:00am – 10:00am: Registration
10:00am – 12:00pm: Plenary Panel: Power, Inequality and Sustainability
LUNCH
1:00pm – 3:00pm: Climate Justice Dialogues:
A. Energy for the People and Planet
B. Tarsands Pipelines: Implications for people and nature
C. Transport: Sustainable Access for All
D. Food: Feeding People with a Healthy Planet
BREAK
3:30pm – 5:30pm: Social and Economic Justice Dialogues:
A. Production as if the Earth Matters
B. An Economy for All
C. Housing for People and the Planet not Profit
D. Healthy Living not Healthy Industry

SUNDAY JULY 8
9:30am – 10:00am: Doors Open
10:00am – 12:00pm: Effective Strategies for Change Dialogues
A. Workers’ Solidarity
B. Coalitions, Partnerships, and Movement Building
C. Finding Our Voices: Understanding Power and Priviledge
D. Creating Campaigns
LUNCH
1:00pm – 3:00pm: How Can the 99% Change the World?: Building
Solidarity Dialogue

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Click: Sustainability and Power: How the 99% Can Change the World
This event is part of Langara College's Sustainable Communities Summer School, July 7- 13, for the full program of workshops go to
www.langara.bc.ca/summer-school
Contact: Sarah at sstjohn@langara.bc.ca or 604.323.5193

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