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WeCAN Spring Into Action Fair


Date & Time: 
Mar 19 2017 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

An action fair to find out how to plug in to work effectively and sustainably for the kind of world you want.

Panel Discussions on Climate Justice, Racial Justice, Economic Justice, Social Justice, Political Organizing, & Family-Friendly Activism! Meet with Local Organizers! Activities for Kids! Music! Food! Accessible to All!

Connect to your passion.
Tap into your skill set.
Here's to all of us rising together!

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SCHEDULE

12:00 pm - Welcome
Get lunch from Tito's Tacos and Anon's Thai Food, groove to the Afrobeat band: Vermont Shakedown, and chat with local organizers

12:25 pm - Welcome & What to Expect**

12:35 pm - "Understanding the System: How to be Effective at Making Change: " - Emilie Kornheiser

12:40 pm - "Joyful Resistance: Making it Sustainable" - Ann Braden

12:45 pm - Keynote: "A Call to Action" - Senate Majority Leader Becca Balint

Panels:

1:00 pm - Racial Justice
The Vermont Partnership for Fairness & Diversity, Black Lives Matter VT - South, Community Equity Collaborative

1:25 pm - Social Justice
Green Mountain Crossroads, Inclusion Center, Families First, Women's Freedoms Center, Women's Action Team, The Hive Mutual Support Network

1:50 pm - Family-Friendly Activism
Parenting for Social Justice, Mother Up! Parents Exchange for Change: Project of 350 Vermont, Family Solidarity Action Network, Local Love Brigade

2:15 pm - Yoga with Laura Tabachnik of Yoga Locally (a donation-based vigorous Vinyasa to benefit the Brattleboro community)
Caring for the world starts with caring for yourself.

2:30 pm - Getting Political:
Brattleboro Indivisible, Sister District Project/Swing Left, Putney Huddle, Windham County Democrats, Windham County Progressives, Civic Engagement 101

2:55pm - Economic Justice
Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility, Rights and Democracy, Vermont Workers' Center, The Root Social Justice Center, Cross Class Dialogue Circle, Green America's Green Business Network

3:20 pm - Climate Justice
350 Brattleboro, Mother Up! Parents Exchange for Change: Project of 350 Vermont, Post Oil Solutions, Edible Brattleboro, a Post Oil Solutions Project, Safe & Green Campaign, Living Earth Action Group

3:45 pm - Closing
Song and Solidarity leads us all in songs of resistance and persistence.

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***Family Fun***
1:00pm - Puppet Show by Sandglass Theater
3:00pm - Song and Movement with Robin Morgan
Face painting and Love Brigade postcard-making station throughout the day!

RSVP for the WeCAN: Spring Into Action Fair here: http://www.wecantogether.net/march19
or on the facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1830456507208420/

Location

Winston Prouty Campus
209 Austine Dr, Brattleboro, VT 05301 Vermont Hall (the building BEHIND the tallest building on the former Austine School Campus)
Brattleboro, VT
United States
42° 50' 31.8516" N, 72° 34' 25.7232" W
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