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Title: Mindful Activism and Communication
START DATE: Sunday July 29
TIME: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location Details:
Ecology Center, 2530 San Pablo Ave, near Dwight Way, Berkeley.
Event Type: Class/Workshop
You may be writing letters to Congress and the EPA, organizing an action group, setting up a green committee at your work place, or leading a large organization. This workshop is open to all and geared towards those wanting to build skills for more effective advocacy such as delivering public comment, and using it for op eds and effective letters. Eco-activists, neighborhood organizers, and everyone wanting to improve communication skills are encouraged to attend.

This workshop will give you practical tools on:

* Effective presentation
* Five parts to a two-minute speech to inform and inspire
* The Magic Formula for getting action
* Leading by listening
* Using your curiosity to build friendship and understanding
* Responding with empathy
* Summarizing for results.

Presented by Stuart Moody and Green Sangha. Green Sangha is a local, grassroots group dedicated to restoring our sense of oneness - healing the earth and our communities through mindful practice and awakened action. http://www.greensangha.org

Cost: $10-20 sliding scale donation requested. No one turned away for lack of funds.
Info: 510-548-2220 x239, register [at] ecologycenter.org.



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