From: Amita Lonial <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2003 16:04:47 -0500
CHALLENGING CORPORATE POWER
Conference for Corporate Campaigners and Day of Action
June 5th-8th in Fayetteville, AR
Mission: ?To teach the basic skills, strategies and tactics organizations
and activists can use in corporate accountability campaigns.
For groups and individuals experienced in, engaged in or planning
* Corporate power and influence are subverting democracy
* Joint strategizing and collective power by working together.
* Share ideas, strategies, and tactics to make campaigns more effective.
* Establish an Annual Corporate Campaign Conference
LEARN SKILLS ? GET MOTIVATED ? TAKE ACTION!
Topics Covered Include:
Researching Corporations ? Influencing a Corporate Board ? Direct Action ?
Legal Tools to Take on Corporations
International Coalition Building ? War and Corporate Power ? Creating a
Corporate Strategy ? Shareholder Resolutions ?
Longer Term Issues of Corporate Personhood ? Racism & Oppression ?
Globalization ? Grassroots Power
Thursday, June 5th , afternoon: Registration, opening remarks,
Friday, June 6th , Day of Action (Target: Walmart)
Saturday, June 7th -Sunday June 8th : Conference,
See agenda for further details
Conference fee: $125-200 per person for meals and conference materials.
Housing $55-85/night. See website for more details.
Scholarships: The Conference has some limited funding available to cover
travel & registration costs
Apply now at www.empoweringdemocracy.org or contact Amita Lonial at
Amita@no.address . Space is limited.
Corporate Campaign Working Group is a coalition of Action for
Community and Ecology in the Region of Central America ? AFL-CIO ?
Campaign ExxonMobil ? Citizen Works Coalition for Environmentally
Responsible Economies ? Co-op America ? Corporate Campaign ? Free the
Planet! ? Friends of the Earth ? Global Exchange ? Global Warming
Breakthroughs ? Greenpeace ? Health Care Without Harm ? Infact ? Institute
for a Sustainable Future ? Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility ?
People Organized in Defense of Earth and her Resources ? Power Shift ?
Rainforest Action Network ? Sierra Club ? Strategic Counsel on Corporate
Students Transforming and Resisting Corporations ? Sustainable Energy &
Economic Development Coalition ? CorpWatch ? Tri state Coalition for
Responsible Investment ? US Public Interest Research Group