Sat Oct 17, 4:30pm workshops

September 3rd, 2009 by waawaashkesh Leave a reply »

at 440 Albert St, just east of Bronson – the old Ottawa Technical High School

4:30pm Workshops:

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Cooperatives: A Different Way of Doing Business

Three members of the Sonando Sofia Co-op (that runs Umi Cafe) give an analysis and understanding of what they are doing in a cooperative structure, as well as examples of other coops, and what it all means.

  • Facilitated by: Elke Dring, Erin Cummings, and Sergio Guerra. 613-656-1638; 610 Somerset St West; www.umicafe.org

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Know Your Rights

Activist lawyer Yavar Hameed helps you understand how to deal with the police in any situation you may encounter them. www.hfeb.ca

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Environmental Organizing

Two organizers from Powershift Canada youth conference share their experience organizing the largest environmental gathering in Canadian history. From direct action to widespread public awareness campaigns to flashdances – learn what it takes to mobilize youth to climate action from coast to coast to coast.
Facilitators

  • Kimia Gomeshi is the CYCC’s (Canadian Youth Climate Coalition) campaigns coordinator and Powershift Canada’s recruitment coordinator. CYCC: ourclimate.ca
  • Danika Brisson is Powershift’s Ottawa recruitment coordinator and has previously worked on environmental campaigns with the SFUO (Student Federation of the University of Ottawa) and OPIRG Ottawa. powershiftcanada.org
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