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Five Days of Opportunity! Saturday April 15th – Wednesday April 19th

We are very pleased to share that our community will be welcoming two guests in the coming week from Colombia and Cuba.  Please join in the learning and sharing!   SATURDAY, APRIL 15th, 6-9pm PSU Smith Memorial Student Union 338, Vanport Room. We are pleased to welcome Carmenza Tez-Juagibioy: Solidarity: “For the Earth, For Life, For Our Existence” Indigenous Colombian Defender of Waters, Land, Communities, the Amazon. Plus Defenders of international and local peoples, waters, human rights. Sponsored by: Colombia Support Network and PSU Sustainability Leadership Network. Assistance by PSU Students United for Nonviolence, Portland Central America Solidarity Committee, and…

Peoples Agreement from World People’s Conference on Climate Change

Peoples Agreement from World People’s Conference on Climate Change
Peoples Agreement World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth April 22nd, Cochabamba, Bolivia PEOPLES AGREEMENT Today, our Mother Earth is wounded and the future of humanity is in danger. If global warming increases by more than 2 degrees Celsius, a situation that the “Copenhagen Accord” could lead to, there is a 50% probability that the damages caused to our Mother Earth will be completely irreversible. Between 20% and 30% of species would be in danger of disappearing. Large extensions of forest would be affected, droughts and floods would affect different regions of the planet, deserts would…

Peer-Peer Organizer Training Initiative

Peer-Peer Organizer Training Initiative
You are invited to be part of a pilot curriculum for young organizers interested in la lucha solidaria. An 8 week peer-led training from Oct 18th/19th- Dec 6th/7th. Participant preferences will determine whether we meet on Monday or Tuesday evenings and start time. Topics (may) include (depending on participant survey): The organizing model of the Mississippi freedom struggle Best practices for facilitation Anti-racist organizing for allies relationship building and accountability Popular education Know your Rights with the Police Powermapping Leadership styles and practices -- catering to your strengths Communications: Utilizing social media and the press Fundraising/ resource sharing Course committments:…
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