Call-out for Nov20-22

November 7th, 2008 by o4j user Leave a reply »

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You are invited to participate in the upcoming “Organizing for Justice” conference that is being held in Ottawa from November 20th to 22nd 2008. There is no cost to participate. Donations are welcome and useful but not necessary.

This conference is open to people involved and/or interested in community organizing. The four main themes of the conference are: social justice; economic justice; environmental justice and healthy communities.

Organizing for Justice presents a space for community organizers, activists and interested individuals to come together, develop strategy, share vision, and work on skills and tools that will help them in their efforts to effect change.

This conference is brought to you by Common Cause Ottawa, OPIRG-Ottawa, OPIRG-Carleton, the Students’ Federation of the University of Ottawa. Special thanks to CKCU-FM 93.1 and CHUO-FM 89.1.

For more information visit or to register visit:
or phone: 613-656-5498

Thurs Nov 20
Panel Discussion on “Organizing: Possibilities, Problems, and Priorities”
7-9pm at the Ottawa Public Library Main Branch, 120 Metcalfe St.

Fri Nov 21
Launch of the Dominion Newspaper special issue on Mining
7-10pm Umi Cafe, 610 Somerset St. W (at Percy)

Sat Nov 22

Morisset Library, 2nd floor, University of Ottawa
->9:00am Breakfast
->9:30am Opening Ceremony
->10:30am Workshop session time slot #1
->12:00pm Workshop session time slot #2
-> 1:30pm Lunch
-> 2:30pm Workshop session time slot #3
-> 4:00pm Open Space / Break-out groups
–>> 12:30-4:30pm Info-fair

Tentative list of workshops available at:

Upping the Anti journal Issue #7 Launch Party
at Bar 1848, University Centre, University of Ottawa

Please contact us if you have any special needs and/or would like childcare: or 613-656-5498


-> Please forward this email on to others

-> Please print a poster or flyers and share

-> Volunteer to help out for a shift on Nov 22
Contact or 613-656-5498

-> Let us know if you’d like to host an information table as part of the info-fair

-> RSVP on Facebook and invite your friends

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