organizing school

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Thu Jun 8 06:17:10 CDT 2006


From:  "Southern Empowerment Project" <souempow at bellsouth.net>

The Southern Empowerment Project is presenting Building Power and 
Overcoming Oppression, week 2 of SEP's 2006 organizing schools. This 
Community Organizing Beyond the Basics course will be held July 10-14 in 
Ashland, Kentucky and is hosted by the Kentucky Fairness Alliance and 
Kentucky Jobs With Justice. Course contents are power analysis, systems 
of privilege, systems of oppression, overcoming classism, sexism, 
heterosexism, and introductiion to dismantling racism. Panel discussions 
will include new immigrant organizing, wedge issues, labor and unions 
and more.  A poster is available on the SEP web site below and you can 
register online. Fee for the week is $400 plus $100 registration.
 
A basics of organizing school will be repeated later this year and the 
Sisters in Struggle fundraising school will be held in the fall.
 
For more information, write to train4change at bellsouth.net or call the 
office:
Southern Empowerment Project, 343 Ellis Avenue, Maryville, Tennessee, 
37804, 865-984-6500, www.southernempowerment.org
 



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