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Call to Action Global Justice Conference

Call to Action Global Justice Conference, February 16-18,
2001
Portland State University
Smith Memorial Center, downtown Portland. 1825 SW Broadway
Directions/Campus Map: www.pdx.edu
Contact: Students for Unity 503.725.8777
[there are fees involved in this event, but they say no one will be turned away for lack of funds]

FRIDAY, February 16th

2 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Registration. Outside the Browsing
Lounge, rm 238 on the second floor of Smith Memorial
Center(SMC).
4:30 p.m. -- 5:30 p.m. Welcome and Conference Overview.
Call to Action and Students for Unity. Browsing Lounge 238.
5:30 p.m. 7 p.m. Dinner. Browsing Lounge 238.
7:15 p.m. -- 9:45 p.m. Keynote address. Hoffman Hall: 1833 SW 11th Ave.
Qwatsinas, the hereditary tribal cheif of the Nuxalk Nation of British Columiba - currently involved in physical and
legal battles with the Canadian Federal Government and
several logging companies, mainly Interfor. A great speaker!


SATURDAY, February 17th

9 a.m. 10 a.m. Breakfast. Browsing Lounge 238.
10 a.m. --1 p.m. Art and Revolution Workshop. Rm 294.
10 a.m. --11:30 a.m.
FTAA for Beginners. Dara Silverman (United for a Fair
Economy.) Rm 298.
Intro to Citigroup. Ingrid Chapman (Call to Action.) Rm
290/292.
Prison Industrial Complex. Western Prison Project. Rm
234/236.

11:30 a.m. 1 p.m.
Socially Responsible Investment Campaigns. Dan Rosan
(Council for Responsible Investment.) Rm 290/292.
Hows and Whys of Cross Border Organizing. Chris Ferlazzo
(With the Cross Border Labor Organizing Coalition.) Rm
236/234.
Forest Issues and the Timber Industry in Global Trade.
Qwatsinas and Aaron Jackson (Forest Ethics.) Rm 298.
FTAA Training for Trainers. Dara Silverman (United for a
Fair Economy.) Rm TBA.




1 p.m. 2 p.m. Lunch. Browsing Lounge 238.

2 p.m. 6 p.m.
Nonviolence. John Bowling (Call to Action.) Rm 294.
Strategic Campaign Design. Faith Rubenstein (Call to
Action.) Rm 290/292.
Race and Class. Randall Smith and Laura Close (Call to
Action.) Rm 236/234.
Utilizing the Media
Organizing. Liz Butler (Forest
Ethics.)

6 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Dinner. Multicultural Center, rm 026 in
the basement of Smith Center.

9 p.m. Party!! 211 SE 12th (between Pine and Ash, in the upstairs)
Featuring msngr, Elise, DJ Pali, firedancers, and more!!!


SUNDAY, February 18th

10 a.m. -- 10:45 a.m. Breakfast. Browsing Lounge 238.

11 a.m. 12:30 p.m.
Portland Joint Terrorism Task Force Information Session.
Copwatch
Portland Rm 236/234.
12:30 p.m. 2:15 p.m.
Environmental and Union Organizing. Kim Marks (Earth
First!) Rm 236/234.
11 a.m. -- 2:15 p.m.
Direct Action Planning and Implementation. Mateo (Call to
Action.) Rm 298.
Radical Safe Sex/Pro Transgender/Radical Gender. Members of
KIDS and the Liberation Collective. Rm 294.

2:15 p.m. -- 3:00 p.m. Lunch and Closing. Browsing Lounge
238.

3:00 p.m. -- 5:30 p.m.
Media Training. Liz Butler (Forest Ethics.) Rm 298.
Introduction to Legal Issues and Direct Action. Rm 236/234.
Blockades training. Rm 290/292.
Youth Liberation : Members of the Liberation Collective Rm
294

The end.

Michael Faith Rubenstein
Call To Action

homepage: homepage: http://www.calltoaction.org
phone: phone: 503-804-9378
address: address: 8512 S.E. 8th Ave | Portland, OR 97202