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:


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;


Know Your Rights

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


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.

  • Kimia Gomeshi is the CYCC’s (Canadian Youth Climate Coalition) campaigns coordinator and Powershift Canada’s recruitment coordinator. CYCC:
  • 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.

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