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Next Generation Climate Justice Action Camp Aug 4-8, 2015 (tags)

The camp will be from August 4-8, 2015! The Location will be at the Emigrant Lake campground near Ashland, Oregon for campers age 13 to 19. The Camp registration fee is $150.00, but no one will be turned away if they can’t afford the fee meaning scholarships are available. Transportation assistance will be available and vans will be running from at least Portland and Eugene, Oregon and northern California.

3rd Radical Mycology Convergence Callout! (tags)

The Radical Mycology Convergence is a unique gathering of mycologists, mushroom enthusiasts, and Earth stewards coming together to share skills and information on the numerous benefits of the fungal kingdom for humans and the planet. The RMC is a multiple-day long event consisting of workshops, presentations, and various projects using fungi and other organisms to remediate & restore damaged environments.

Free Internet Book: Youth and Skills - Putting Education to Work, 450pp (tags)

Around one in six of the world’s population are aged between 15 and 24. These young people are disproportionately concentrated in some of the poorest countries, where their numbers are still rising. more young people in 2030 than it had in 1980.

Batterers take charge of Orange County Peace Coalition? (tags)

Domestic violence victims seek answers as Orange County Peace Coalition places batterers in charge of events

Summer Activist Training (tags)

Medics, Mediators, Cooks etc. still needed for EARTH FIRST! OC/WR in SB Feb. 11-15!!! (tags)

This is a quick shout-out to let everyone know that the EARTH FIRST! Organizers' Conference and Winter Rendezvous is still happening next week in Santa Barbara. All are invited, but people with skills are especially needed to come down and help make this party a reality. The OC is Feb 11-13 and the WR is the 13-15. Check out more info at http://2010oc.org.

The Military: A Training Ground for Domestic Abuse and Gang Violence (tags)

When the military utilizes torture tactics, the atrocities rarely only affect the people the military desires to torture. Those torture tactics are used on families and communities and are passed down from military personnel to their children and possibly their grandchildren and beyond.

America in Decline: Richard Sennett (tags)

In the race to the bottom, the worship of profit and the self-healing market, education, retraining workers, social mobility and intercultural learning fall by the wayside. School districts spend 600 times more for sports than for natural sciences. The US imports engineers and programmers.

Open Skill Sharing Community! (tags)

laskillshare.freehosting.net -- an opportunity for all LA dwellers to offer eachother their skills and learn new ones.

Wilderness Evasion: A Guide to Hiding Out and Eluding Pursuit in Remote Areas PDF (tags)

Wilderness Evasion: A Guide to Hiding Out and Eluding Pursuit in Remote Areas by Michael Chesbro ebook PDF

Feral Visions; Green Anarchist Gathering in Sierra Nevada! (tags)

Feral Visions gathering in the Sierra Nevada offers workshops on basketry, archery, shelters, alternative mental health, knots, natural birth control, herbal medicine, wilderness fist aid, self defense and many other useful skills..

Rupert Murdoch clarifies Rulership (tags)

Not too long ago Rupert Murdock would have trounced anyone in his media group for letting the ‘cat out of the bag’ (stating plain truth). It was therefore with jaw-dropping amazement that a local Australian audience listened to Murdock plainly state that we should not allow a particular administration to affect our attitude to the United States. “Administrations come and go”, he said, inferring REAL POWER, which Murdock represents, continues unaffected by the whims of democratic process!

Ecoanarchists help reclaim southcentral farm (tags)

The destructive bulldozer raid by real estate developer Ralph HorowitzCo. & LA Sheriffs' on LA's southcentral community farm only resulted in strengthening the resistance and improved networking between sc campesino farmers, ecoanarchists and permaculture communities..

Think Outside the Bomb - Santa Barbara Conference (tags)

TOTB Conference From October 20-22, the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation will team up with various partner NGOs to host the second "Think Outside the Bomb" national conference at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The conference will bring together high school students, college students, recent college alumni, and young non-profit professionals from throughout the western United States for a series of participatory discussion panels, workshops, and skills trainings on building a nuclear-free world.

Feral Visions Against Civilization gathering in SE Arizona, Aug. 4-13th (tags)

Feral Visions Against Civilization - Announcing the 4th Annual Green Anarchist Gathering! August 4th-13th, 2006 (full moon on the 9th), in the high elevation Sky Island Mountains of Southeastern Arizona.

POVERTY ERADICATION (tags)

POVERTY ERADICATION By Ruby BIRD Rabinouchette@aol.com Arab Countries To improve people’s skills facilitation their entry into emloyment sectors through integrated capacity building schemes (programs on social skills, human rights and business skills). Were noticed increased illiteracy, high school dropouts, gender gaps, and school graduates with limited life skills. For example : series of direct training workshops for poor and deprives youth have been held in Egypt, Sudan, Lebanon and Palestinian Camps. Cambodia, Indonesia, Nepal Poverty undoubtedly has a women’s face. Two third of the world’s poor live in this region. The majority being women, two third of them are of schoolage. To help them to acquire appropriate technology-related knowledge and skills in order to help opening them the door to more job opportunities and increasing their status in the society. Girls and young women in those societies are a particular vulnerable group. Often, rights to Education & Training, Decent Work & Benefits of Science are denied to poor girls. Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan The highest concentration of the world’s poorest population, mostly having a female face. Need to break the poverty cycle of women in this region. Seek to demonstrate that it is opportune to focus on vulnerable adolescent girls caught in the process of pauperisation, it is crucial to go beyond the narrow perspective of considering them only as « people with needs ». Their rights have to be defended for the well being of all. To emphasize Education & Microfinance, Science, Communication & Information as well as Monitoring & Evaluation. Those components are closely inter-related. Central Asia & Afghanistan Continental climate with extremes of heat and cold, wet and dry. The region is prone to earthquakes. It is urgent to revive the traditional skills needed on the one hand to preserve the cultural heritage sites and on the other to build ecologically sound houses and public buildings affordable by all, including the poorest rural populations. To promote the right to good housing and living conditions affordable to all sections of the population and adapted to the climate. To promote the right to a substainable environment by using energy efficient construction and renewable energies. To promote the right to good health by avoiding harmful modern construction materials and promoting natural materials. Latin America To improve the lives of artisan and small-scale mining communities in the fragile ecosystems of latin America. The common factor is often the predominance of vulnerable social groups and widespread poverty. Artisanak ans small-scale mining largely depends on local ans sub-regional economic links. One of the most prinicpal objective is to improve social, economics and technical conditions, to reduce the environmental impact and poverty. To focus on Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Mining can cause environmental damages, to support the right to a healthy environment by improving methodologies for the biodiversity protection. By trying to diminish people’s health risks, we support the Universal Declaration of Human Rights « Everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favourable conditions of works and to protection against unemployment ». Young and female migrants in China and Mongolia The integration of migrant workers in the urban social and economic fabric through services including training in life and basic skils, vocational training, career counselling, family planning, health & rights awareness. The targeted group is young female migrants who suffer from double denial of human rights & double discrimination as female and as to promote migrants rights in the national, regional & local governements through : - advocacy on the ratified international treaties - legal assistance activities - capacity building for officials - awareness raising activities ans at preparing recommendations for new laws and regulations on working & living conditions of migrants. Exploitative migration of women and children in Africa Poverty is one of the main explanatory factors of human trafficking. This is a modern form of slavery. To fight against poverty by eradicating human trafficking, espacially that of women & children in Africa. To organize awareness campaigns adapted to local cultures. Poverty, an extreme discrimination is combined with gender discrimination & lack of education. The fight against human trafficking is organized around : - the right to formal education & informal education wich empowers potential victims against human trafickers - right to health which is often lacking in trafficked victims, especially the one involved in sexual exploitation - right to a decent work for removed from the modern form of degrading slavery that human trafficking represents - right to security & justice, especially for the trafficked victims who try to escape from the human traffickers - right to non-discrimination, gender & minority discriminations being factors of vulnerability vis-à-vis human trafficking. Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Benin To integrate a human rights approach in order to faster strategies & policies in the fight against poverty in Western Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Senegal). The reinforcement of human security & the respect for the human rights of local populations (particularly women). Civil society actors & representatives of programms, funds & specialiszed agencies of the United Nations are regularly invited for meeting within the framework of projects. UNESCO & the Millenium Development Goals (MDG’s) - Goal 1 : Eradicate extremen poverty & hunger - Goal 2 : Achieve universal primary education - Goal 3 : Promote gender equality & empower women - Goal 4 : Reduce child mortality - Goal 5 : Improve maternal health - Goal 6 : Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria & other diseases - Goal 7 : Ensure environmental sustainability - Goal 8 : Develop a global partnership for Development. Arab Countries To improve people’s skills facilitation their entry into emloyment sectors through integrated capacity building schemes (programs on social skills, human rights and business skills). Were noticed increased illiteracy, high school dropouts, gender gaps, and school graduates with limited life skills. For example : series of direct training workshops for poor and deprives youth have been held in Egypt, Sudan, Lebanon and Palestinian Camps.

SPIN Academy - 2005 (tags)

Training for Activists in the Media

National Grassroots Animal Rights Conference (March 31st - April 3rd, NYC) (tags)

This national conference (March 31st through April 3rd in New York City) will be the first of its kind. It intends to: empower the grassroots; promote discussion and skill sharing; be affordable, accessible, and inclusive; challenge oppression WITHIN the animal rights movement; have an open and participatory structure; develop a broader analysis of the social and economic context of animal oppression; promote abolition, not reform; and support cross-movement alliances.

National Grassroots Animal Rights Conference, March 31st - April 3rd, NYC (tags)

This national conference (March 31st through April 3rd in New York City) will be the first of its kind. It intends to: empower the grassroots; promote discussion and skill sharing; be affordable, accessible, and inclusive; challenge oppression WITHIN the animal rights movement; have an open and participatory structure; develop a broader analysis of the social and economic context of animal oppression; promote abolition, not reform; and support cross-movement alliances.

OC A-Cafe this Saturday! (tags)

Anarchist Cafe: A Social Experiement in Urban Anarchy The next A-Cafe is Saturday February 26th, 2005 A-Cafe is not a place, it's an event, and it takes place every month in Southern California. If you want to get involved with A-Cafe, give a workshop or have questions, please send an email to: tvfragments@yahoo.com

The Web: New views on the 'digital divide' (tags)

This is a great story on the problems of the digital divide.

National Alliance of Black Panthers seeking to establish Chapter in LA (tags)

the National Alliiance of Black Panthers is seeking bold individuals from the LA area to help implement it's national agenda there. The organization is open to all people.

FREE guerrilla video primers (tags)

For those of you serious about making your own radical media, the Cascadia Media Collective wants to offer you a tool. FREE. This is not a joke or a scam; CMC is giving away 250 "Guerrilla Video Primers". If your group is interested, the details are in the full story.

THE DRAFT IS COMING: PARAMILITARY FORCES AND RESERVES: Rare Reserve Call Up (tags)

May 24, 2004: The U.S. Armed Forces are calling to active duty the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR). These are soldiers in the reserve who are not assigned to a unit (and are thus not paid), but are still serving out there remaining time (that they signed up for) in the reserves or active duty. Until their time is expired, they are liable to call up. Some are going to be called up. This is rarely done.

Book Review: Crashing Hollywood (tags)

Fran Harris' book is good for out of towners to adapt quicker to Hollywood.

D.I.Y. FEST / SKILLS SHARE (tags)

D.I.Y. FEST / SKILLS SHARE

Street Medic Training from Black Cross Health Collective: Santa Barbara, May 10-11 (tags)

Come to a free training in street medic skills in Santa Barbara on May 10-11. Come learn how to protect your health and safety and take care of yourself, your friends, and other activists at protests. Comoe learn how to teach these skills! Basic Medic Training is May 10th, and Extended Training May 11. Housing may be arranged for out of town activists!

Job Posting: AFL-CIO Media Outreach Internship (tags)

AFL-CIO Media Outreach Internship

Bird Street Media Takes To The Airwaves! (tags)

Low Power FM Community Radio conference coming up April 13th and 14th in Oroville, CA. Part of the growing media democracy movement.

Anarchism In Action: Methods, Tactics, Skills, and Ideas (final draft) (tags)

[Feel free to forward to other lists that would find this information useful] I have completed the final draft of the first edition of Anarchism In Action: Methods, Tactics, Skills, and Ideas. A book of practical organizing and activist information for anarchists and other radicalanti-authoritarian activists. http://www.radio4all.org/aia/

Anarchism in Action: Methods, Tactics, Skills, and Ideas (tags)

I've put together a book (http://www.radio4all.org/aia/) that is a compendium of anarchist/activist methods skills and tactics. It covers everything from decisionmaking, direct action, fundraising, and security -- and much more.

Media Activist Camp (tags)

Youth Organizing Communitites met on June 2nd and the 3rd. The purpose of the media camp was to learn, share, and practice training skills in order to mainpulate and use independent media.

People Skills (tags)

A helpful reminder to the LAPD who are monitoring this site -- "people skills" are allegedly the route for promotion in your army division.

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