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"Cultivating Hope": FACES 5th National Conference
Date Friday February 06
Time 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
2201 Broadway Suite 210
Oakland, CA 94612
Event Type Conference
Organizer/AuthorFACES
Join FACES for our 5th Biannual National Conference to learn about pressing environmental justice issues affecting US and Philippine communities and ways to get involved.

Participants will:

* learn about FACES history, the current Chevron accountability campaign, and summer solidarity trip

* engage in dialogue to strengthen our work

* hear from Philippine grassroots partners and guest speakers

* build community with old and new faces

* gain skills and tools in capacity building workshops led by Francis Calpotura of TIGRA, spoken word poet and educator Aimee Suzara, and more!

WHEN: February 6-8, 2009 (see website for details)
COSTS: open to the public, sliding scale registration

For more info and RSVP: http://cultivatinghope.eventbrite.com/

About: Launched in 2000, FACES is an intergenerational organization that works for environmental justice within communities in the United States and in the Philippines, and builds partnerships through advocacy, education, service, and organizing. Visit: http://www.facessolidarity.org
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