Monday, March 19, 2007

Southwest Climate Justice Summit in Flagstaff March 30 -- April 1, 2007

Ya'at'eeh, Black Mesa Water Coalition is helping to sponsor and coordinate the "Southwest Climate Justice Summit" at Northern Arizona University. As BMWC is continuing to do outreach in protecting our homelands and waters from fossil fuel development we are also trying to diversify the youth climate movement! We would love to have more student participation from others southwest schools, colleges and universities so please help us by forwarding this message onto your networks and students!This summit will offer workshops from campus organizing 101, media training, Alliance Building etc.. all that will help to build organizing capacity to push for stronger clean energy policies and sustainability programs in schools, colleges and universities. We will have guest speakers that will give indigenous perspectives on climate change and climate justice.Who else will be there? Students from U of A, ASU, Fort Lewis College, UNM, Dine College and San Juan College have signed up. If you have additional questions and comments please feel free to call me. (928) 863-1375 cell #.Ahee'hee, thanks, wahleahSouthwest Climate Justice SummitJoin students and community members from across the Southwest for the first Southwest Climate Justice Summit focusing on energy, global warming and the power of students and young people to help stop the climate crisis by organizing both on and off campus for clean energy solutions. Speakers will include community activists fighting for climate justice from across the Southwest, young people forging the way towards a clean energy future through the Campus Climate Challenge, organizing skills trainings, sessions focusing on energy production in the region, regional networking and hands on workshops and actions that will inspire and empower you and your group. Sign up today for this exciting weekend that will help build bridges between students and their surrounding communities and help empower young people to tackle what is truly the defining issue of our generation – global warming. Get more info and register here. When: March 30 - April 1, 2007 Where: Northern Arizona University - Flagstaff, Arizona Cost: $10-sliding scale, no one will be turned away due to lack of funds. Contributions will go towards lunch on Saturday and drinks and snacks throughout the weekend. To Register for the Southwest Climate Justice Summit, visit http://www.ssc.org/swcjs/ For more information contact swcjs@ssc.org-- Wahleah JohnsBMWC Campus Climate Challenge Coordinator Black Mesa Water Coalition 1823 North Center Street, Suite #204 Flagstaff, AZ 86004wahleah@gmail.com(928) 213-5909 office (928) 863-1375 cellhttp://www.campusclimatechallenge.orghttp://www.blackmesawatercoalition.org

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