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Media Democracy: call for presenters & facilitators (Conference Nov 16-18 2012)

October 12th, 2012

Facilitators and volunteers call-out for the Media Democracy Conference Ottawa!!

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Members of the Ottawa Working Group of the Media Co-op, in conjunction with Organizing For Justice, are holding the Media Democracy Conference on November 16-18, at the University of Ottawa.

This is a key part of the process to start the Ottawa Media Co-op and generate energy, awareness and capacity for this project, as well as to create connections with people interested in alternative media in and around Ottawa.

We are looking for speakers and workshop facilitators for the programming during the conference. If you have suggestions for workshop topics or speakers, or would like to facilitate a session yourself, please fill out this form: http://bit.ly/QS4LYd  by  October 17th, or as soon after as possible.

If you would like to help plan the conference, and/or help out on the day of, please click here: http://bit.ly/OvdzPM

This conference is intended for media makers, activists and others who are interested in learning more about alternative media and developing some reporting skills. It will  address different issues with the media as well as providing training for media making.

The format of the conference is a Friday evening of keynote speakers and presentations, a full-day Saturday with issue- and skills-based sessions (panel discussions and workshops), and a Sunday afternoon meeting specifically for those interested in being involved with the Media Co-op.

For more information, please check https://OrganizingForJustice.ca
– you can also email org4justice@gmail.com or call 613-656-5498

Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you soon.

*You can receive email conference updates by subscribing to the Organizing For Justice announcement email listserv at bit.ly/O4J-list

* You can also like our Facebook page http://on.fb.me/RsUa2H

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Conférence
Médias, Démocratie et journalisme citoyen
du 16 au 18 novembre 2012
Nous recherchons des animateurs et des bénévoles !

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Les membres du groupe d’action de la Coop Média d’Ottawa en partenariat avec l’organisme Organisons-nous pour la Justice, proposent une conférence portant sur le journalisme citoyen les 16, 17 et 18 novembre prochains à l’Université d’Ottawa.

Cette conférence annoncera l’ouverture la première Coop Média d’Ottawa. L’objectif étant de sensibiliser et de mobiliser le public, mais aussi de tisser des liens avec des personnes intéressées à participer à ce projet de médias alternatifs en Outaouais

Nous recherchons des conférenciers et des bénévoles pour animer des ateliers tout au long de la Conférence. Pour toute question concernant les sujets des ateliers,  le profil des conférenciers ou pour t’impliquer et animer des débats, merci de remplir ce formulaire http://bit.ly/QS4LYd et ce avant le 17 octobre prochain ou a plus près au possible.

Pour aider à organiser la conférence et / ou participer au bon déroulement de celle-ci, merci de cliquer ici… http://bit.ly/OvdzPM

Cette conférence s’adresse aux journalistes de tous bords, aux activistes et à tous ceux qui souhaitent en savoir plus sur les médias alternatifs et développer leurs compétences journalistiques.

Concernant le programme de la Conférence, le vendredi soir sera marqué par les discours et présentations d’invités d’honneur, samedi sera une journée dédiée au développement de compétences journalistiques et enfin la rencontre de dimanche après-midi permettra aux personnes intéressées d’en apprendre davantage sur les façons de s’impliquer au sein de la Coop Média.

Pour plus d’information https://OrganizingForJustice.ca, vous pouvez consulter org4justice@gmail.com

Merci et à très bientôt!

* Recevez les dernières mises à jour concernant l’organisation de la conférence en vous inscrivant à la liste d’envoi de OFJ bit.ly/O4J-list

* Vous pouvez nous suivre sur Facebook http://on.fb.me/RsUa2H

Media Democracy conference:
November 16-18 in Ottawa

September 21st, 2012

We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting a conference on Media Democracy in Ottawa on Nov 16-18, in partnership with the Ottawa Working Group of the Media Co-op.   Please help us promote the conference:

This conference is intended for media makers, activists and others who are interested in learning more about alternative media and developing some reporting skills. It will address different issues with the media as well as providing training for media making. The conference is free or by donation. No advance registration is required. Children are welcome (read our philosophy on kids).   More about the conference:

  • Connect: with like-minded people; with media makers; with ideas and inspiration
  • Cultivate: an apply-able understanding of principles of media literacy (incl. media making)
  • Create: improve media-making skills and perspectives; a network of media makers/activists; a media coop organization in Ottawa
  • Conspire: to come up with plans to have more effective, healthy community media
  • Launch of Media Coop idea in Ottawa: people are aware, able to use, become members

 

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Format/Schedule:

  • Fri Nov 16, 7pm
    Keynote speakers/presentations
    at University of Ottawa, Montpetit Hall room 202
    See the list of keynote speakers
  • Sat Nov 17, 9:30am-5:30pm
    Panel Discussions and Workshops
    at University of Ottawa, Lamoureux Hall first floor
    See the list of workshops/panels
  • Sun Nov 18, 1-3pm
    Special organizing/welcome meeting for the Media Co-op
    at University of Ottawa, Lamoureux Hall first floor

For more information or any questions, please email org4justice@gmail.com or call 613-656-5498 You can receive email updates by subscribing to the Organizing For Justice announcement email listserv at bit.ly/O4J-list   SPONSORS

  MEDIA SPONSORS

 

OPEN FORMAT 12 Friday Dec 9th
– a benefit for Organizing4Justice

December 6th, 2011

{pleasure through sound presents}

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OPEN FORMAT 12 — a benefit for Organizing4Justice

Friday, December 9, 2011
Shanghai Restaurant (651 Somerset St. West), Ottawa
9:oo PM to 1:oo AM

Pay what you can (donation requested)
ALL AGES

Sponsored in kind by CHUO 89.1 FM (www.chuo.fm)

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:::::: OPEN FORMAT ::::::

is a monthly series presenting a changing roster of secret DJs mixing together
music they love, freely and regardless of genre.

It is free but by donation, with the DJs of each night directing
all monies to people and/or places in our communities where it may be helpful.

Please support events like this so they can continue to take place in yr town!

 

:::::: Organizing 4 Justice ::::::

is a grassroots community project that aims to foster:

  • vision, strategy, and communication
  • skills and tools for effective organizing
  • relationship-building and networking

around the themes of:
** social justice ** economic justice ** environmental justice ** healthy communities **

https://organizingforjustice.ca/

 

:::::: OPEN FORMAT aims ::::::

  • . To share music in a communal space, without prejudice, hype, commercial ambition, or posturing.
  • . To acknowledge and contribute to the conditions within which music of all kinds can be created & enjoyed.
  • . To look outward, embracing the political, the undefined, the steadfast, the over-looked and the sincere.
  • . To unfetter from the straight-jackets of taste and habit.

http://pleasurethroughsound.blogspot.com/

 

May Day weekend in Ottawa

April 20th, 2011

May Day, May 1st, is International Workers’ Day, a day established to commemorate labour struggles by workers around the world since the mid-19th century, when the fight for the 8-hour day cost the lives of many of those active in their labour movements.

May Day posterPlease join us this May Day weekend!

 

Community Consulta
Sat Apr 30, 10:30am-4:30pm
PSAC building, 233 Gilmour at Metcalfe
Hosted by Organizing For Justice
Discussion on building local movements for positive social change
Click here for more info, or simply scroll down to the next post

 

May Day Mass Rally & March
Sun May 1st, 1:00pm
Rally at Parliament Hill, march details TBD
With the Steelworkers
Breaking New Ground to Defend the Rights of All!
Click here for more info

 

May Day Celebration & Benefit for USW 1005
Sun May 1st, 5:00-7:30pm
Avant Garde Bar, 135 Besserer
Hosted by Socialist Project
Featuring live music and brief speakers

 

May Day Street Art Auction
Sun May 1st, 6:00-8:00pm
Jack Purcell Community Centre (off Elgin, near Gilmour)
Hosted by the Ottawa Panhandlers’ Union

 


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