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|NEW HAVEN, CT: Activism 101: 2/23|
|01/24/02 at 16:19:15|
|Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2002 10:09:45 -0500|
From: Mazin Qumsiyeh <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Activism 101: conference at Yale - February 23
You're invited to attend a day-long program for activism training to be held at Yale University on Saturday, February 23, 2002. The application form is at the bottom with instructions.
A Day of Hands On Workshops For Middle East Activists
Saturday, Feb. 23, 2002 10 a.m-5 p.m. [lunch included]
Yale University, Dwight Hall, 67 High Street
Organized by: The Middle East Crisis Committee, New Haven
Sponsors: Yale Social Justice Network, Yale Coalition for Peace,
Al-Awda Connecticut (The Palestine Right to Return Coalition), other sponsors sought.
10:00 One Hour of Intensive Factual Presentations
Palestine/Israel "Life Under Siege and Occupation"
Iraq "11 Years of Sanctions and War"
11:00 Building a Growing Organization
A-1 How to Write an Effective Leaflet
A-2 How to Hold a Meeting and Ensure Participation
A-3 Where to Find Allies in the Community and on Campuses
A-4 How to Raise Funds
12:30 Lunch - provided by the conference
1:30 Organizing Actions and Events
B-1 Get up and Give a Speech that People Will Remember
B-2 Demonstrations and Rallies - How to Show Off Your Strength
B-3 When You Have to Argue against an Opponent - Formal and Informal
B-4 Money Talks: Divestment and Boycotts
3:15 Getting Your Message to the Media
C-1 Getting Into the Newspaper (Events, Letters and Op-Eds)
C-2 Dealing With Newspaper Editors and Journalists
C-3 TV or Radio Interviews (How to Present Yourself Effectively)
C-4 Alternative Media - Internet, Radio, and Public Access TV
4:45 Announcements - Networking
For more information contact email@example.com or call Frank at
copy below and send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Application to Activism 101 Conference
You need to register in advance and pick the workshops you'd like to
attend (first choice, second choice, etc.). The cost is $5 in advance. If you pay atthe door it's $8, but you must register in advance because space is limited.
Affiliation (Group or Groups you work with):
Share my name and email with other conference attendees: ___ Yes
Preferences for Workshops
[When listing choice just write A-2, B-3, etc.]
Section A -Building a Growing Organization
1st Choice ___2nd Choice ___3rd Choice__
Section B- Organizing Actions and Events
1st Choice___ 2n` Choice__ 3rd Choice___
Section C- Getting Your Message to the Media
1st Choice __2nd Choice __3rd Choice__
Send this application by email to email@example.com.
Send checks to:
Middle East Crisis Committee, Box 3626, Woodbridge, CT 06525. Make check payable to MECC.
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