Time: January 15, 2011 from 9:30am to 5pm
Website or Map: http://www.whatcompjc.org/
Event Type: free, conference-gathering
Organized By: Whatcom Human Rights Task Force & Whatcom Community College & Community to Community Development
Latest Activity: Jan 13, 2011
'Whatcom Social Forum' & Human Rights Conference celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day!
Saturday Jan 15th 9:30 -5pm
Whatcom Community College, Syre Center.
Free Event - Open to All
The Social Forum model is a “highly participatory & community-driven movement, began in Brazil 10 yrs ago & has spread globally”.....”The social forum is a people's movement....a gathering that belongs to all of us”
Theme: “ All Together Now: Connecting the Dots for Progressive change in Whatcom County”.
More info at : www.whrtf.org
"This free event is a wonderful way to collaborate on efforts to make Whatcom County a place that upholds the value and dignity of all members of the human family. What better way to honor Dr. King’s legacy than participating in workshops and discussions for activists, youth, educators, and general community members?"
This year’s theme is “All Together Now: Connecting the Dots for Progressive Change in Whatcom County.” An Opening Ceremony at 10:00am will include a welcome by Lummi Elder Juanita Jefferson and Keynote Speaker Cindy Domingo, a long-time Filipina progressive organizer from Seattle.
More info: (360) 733-2233."
Above quoted info found in WhatcomPJC & Food Coop newsletters.
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"Food Sovereignty: What is it? What does it mean for Whatcom County’s Food System?"
Saturday January 15, 2011, Whatcom Community College Syre Center 2:30-4:30
"The national & international grassroots movements for Food Sovereignty are surging and gaining tremendous momentum. Join us to learn what Food Sovereignty is, to get an update on what exciting new work is moving forward, and for a dialogue about how we can bring this movement home to Whatcom County."
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“End the Financial Oligarchy - 'Move Your Money' to local Community Banks”- presented by Dianne Foster and WECU (Whatcom Educational Credit Union), Sat Jan 15th from 11-12 pm at Whatcom Community College.
More info under the WT Events page.
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