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Fall Flurry ’14 in Vancouver, WA!

Fall Flurry ’14 in Vancouver, WA!

We’re excited to announce that this year’s Fall Flurry will be held in Vancouver, WA!

What do we want to see in our regional community?  How do we want to achieve that vision?  Interested in what other campuses are doing, or how they run similar campaigns?

Along with answering these, we’ll be discussing our 2014-15 timeline, workshops, campaign breakouts, and getting to know fellow activists! Please join us this weekend and set 2015 up to be a kick ass year in the PNW!

The address is: 1220 NE 68th St., Vancouver, WA 98665

Registration: http://bit.ly/fallflurry14

Facebook event for the weekend gathering: http://on.fb.me/1xIRnde

Potluck with Portland Rising Tide: http://on.fb.me/1xS3JAX

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Any questions? Contact [email protected] 🙂
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Take Action to Protect the NW from Dirty Energy

Take Action to Protect the NW from Dirty Energy

 

The CCN proudly supports the following action described below by our Coalitions facilitator Natalie Eberts:

3 Targets . . . 2 Issues . . . 1 All-Out Action!

Join the Energy Action Coalition, Rainforest Action Network, ForestEthics, and Coal Action Network for an amazing march after Powershift to put all the amazing energy from the weekend into action for the crucial issues of TarSands and Coal Exports!

Here’s a snapshot:

  • “Returning” Grocery Bags of Tar Sands Destruction at Safeway, a giant corporate buyer of Tarsands Oil
  • A “Die-In” and Street Theater at the Bank of America, the single largest funder of Coal Exports, on the weekend of “Move Your Money Day”
  • A mock Clean Energy Campaign office at the Lane County Democrats HQ in solidarity with the Tar Sands Action at the White House
This march will be unique because there will be many ways for you all to participate beyond just holding signs and chanting– from carrying “oily” Safeway bags, to being outlined in chalk in the die-in, to being a “volunteer” at the mock campaign office.
That’s not all though, if you want to be more involved in this exciting action, there are lots of roles we need you to fill! These include: Media (photo/video, social media, bloggers, spokespeople), March leaders, Chant leaders, Police Liasons, Volunteers Coordinators, Set-up Crew, and musicians! Let us know if you’re interested–if you’d like to help but aren’t sure how,  we’ll figure it out. We’re also looking for a set of drums, other instruments, a truck, folding tables, 1-2 dress suits to borrow, Obama T-shirts and pins, and bullhorns, so let us know if you can lend any of these.Even if you’re not able to get directly involved beforehand, here’s two simple things you all can do to help make this action the huge success it’s shaping out to be:

  1. Spread the Word BEFORE the Conference by inviting friends in the area to this Facebook Event, Tweeting and reTweeting wth the hastag #pswaction, and reposting this email to any listserves you’re on.
  2. Spread the Word AT the Conference by recruiting people to come and passing around fliers available from our tables.
This is going to be an creative hundreds-strong action propelled from all the momentum of Powershift, so we’re excited to have you be a part!
Thank you for helping make this happen!
In solidarity,
Chelsea Thaw, Natalie Eberts, Nick Engelfield, and Adam Gaya
Action Organizers
Contact:
Natalie Eberts– [email protected]  |  #734-476-1310
Nick Engelfried [email protected]  |  #503-737-7666
NW Youth Head to St. Louis, MO for Shindig Gathering

NW Youth Head to St. Louis, MO for Shindig Gathering

This weekend youth from the Cascade Climate Network are embarking on journeys across the country to St. Louis, Missouri for the national Sierra Student Coalition Shindig gathering. The gathering is a fabulous opportunity to organize with other youth from across the country around international conferences (Rio+20 and COP 17), beyond coal efforts, tar sands pipelines, and visions for the future. Expect to hear more when we return!