Here is an update of events planned leading up to, and surrounding the G8 summit on Sea Island in Georgia in June 2004.
More details about these events will be posted on the g8carnival committee website at http://www.g8carnival.org and the Atlanta Indymedia website http://www.atlanta.indymedia.org and Activist Calander.
To get involved in planning, participating in any of these activities, contact info (at) g8carnival.org to get involved with educational events/screenings, contact robochik at riseup.net (replace the at w/ @ symbol)
Events leading up to summit:
Savannah Ga, Armstrong University March 30, others TBA
Brunswick (g8 and the environment forum) March 16, others TBA
Atlanta, TBA film screenings, forums
Athens, Ga, March 3, film screening, others TBA
Hilton Head SC, April 14 film screening
Non-violence trainings, activist skillshares:
Events surrounding summit:
Civil Liberties March and Concert: march from the Civil Rights Museum to a park in downtown Savannah, with a rally in the park, possibly a ticketed concert in Savannah, more details as they are available.
TOES (The Other Economic Summit)
An economic conference with speakers from around the world to be held at SCAD, or Armstrong University.
This event will incorporate a media center for those wishing to provide coverage of this event.
Nonviolence trainings, and activist skillshares, more details as they become available.
Interfaith prayer services
Coastal Bike rides to summit activities, from Atlanta, Athens, South Carolina, and Florida to Brunswick
Peace Walks from Atlanta and Jacksonville Fla. to Brunswick more details as they become available
Film series about Globalization Issues
March and rally/concert more details as they become available
Educational Carnival: Carnival type events with informational booths, demonstrations and events with groups promoting social justice issues such as Fair Trade, clean sustainable environment, economic justice
Will include live music, films, etc.
Globalization debates, issue forums
Environmental Cleanup Actions: nonviolent, symbolic environmental cleanup actions/ media events to bring attention to Brunswick's corporate pollution problems since the g8 summit is being held in the same county as 4 superfund cleanup sites
Indymedia Center: to get involved in the planning of the Southeastern Georgia g8 IMC, contact imc-atlanta (at) indymedia.org