The Solidarity Network Conference starts today!

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Jul 19 2013 21:21
The Solidarity Network Conference starts today!

Greetings,

Join us this weekend for our first ever International Solnet Conference!

We will be meeting with folks from other solidarity networks and similar organizations across the continent (and possibly beyond) to discuss the solidarity network model, compare our organizing stories and share skills.

Main agenda days are Saturday and Sunday, with a big social Saturday night and informal gatherings Friday and Sunday night. We will be meeting at Casa Latina's annex building behind the main building which is at 317 17th Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Please feel free to join us for any or all of the socials, even if you can't make the conference. Friday we welcome the early arrivals at 7pm at a Seasol house. (Call or email for exact address.)

Current Agenda and Schedule:

Friday:

7pm - Informal social and welcome (10 blocks NE from space)

Saturday:
(Casa Latina @ 317 17th Ave S, 17th & Jackson)

9:15 - 9:45am - Light Breakfast
9:45 - 10:15am - Opening Session
10:15a - 11:35am - International Roundup
(11:35a - 11:45 - Short break, as time permits)
11:45am - 12:45pm - Workshop: Winnability & Demands
(12:45pm - 1:15pm Lunch)
1:15pm - 2:15pm - East Bay Presentation (by East Bay Solidarity Network from Oakland)
2:15pm - 3:15pm - Workshop: Fight Strategy and Tactics
2:15pm - 3:15pm - Workshop: First Meetings
3:15pm - 4:15pm - Workshop: Research
3:15pm - 4:15pm - Workshop: Mobilizing
4:15pm - 5:15pm - Discussion: Broad Versus Deep Strategy
4:15pm - 5:15pm - Discussion: Discussion: Why a Solnet?
5:15pm - 6:00pm - Discussion: Tenant Committees (by Sonoma Solidarity Network)
7:00pm - Social @ The Wildcat 1105 23rd Ave at 23rd & Spring Partytime!

Sunday:
(Casa Latina @ 317 17th Ave S, 17th & Jackson)

9:00 - 9:15am - Light breakfast
9:15 - 10:15am - Discussion: Bilingual Organizing
9:15 - 10:15am - Discussion: Lessons Learned
10:15 - 10:45am - Workshop: Action and Mobilization Logistics
10:15 - 10:45am - Workshop: Facilitation & Meeting Dynamics
11:00 - 11:45am - Steel City Presentation
11:45 - 12:45pm - Discussion: Political v Apolitical
(12:45pm - 1:15pm - Lunch)
1:15 - 2:15pm - Discussion Panel: Anti-Oppression work in Solnets
2:15 - 3:15pm - Discussion Panel: Multi-Network and International Campaigns
3:15 - 4:15pm - Closing Sessions and Open Discussion
4:30 - 6:00pm - Carpool to and participate in a Seasol action!
7:00pm - Informal Social at M & C's

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Jul 19 2013 21:26

Sounds exciting! Solidarity and good luck.

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Jul 19 2013 23:53

Solidarity shout out from Metro Nu Yawk!

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Aug 5 2013 01:21

Any report backs , published materials, etc thus far?

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Aug 7 2013 22:44

Not really as of yet... will let you know when they get put online.

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Aug 8 2013 00:46
888 wrote:
Not really as of yet... will let you know when they get put online.

Thanks com!