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[greenyes] Fwd: Corp. Accountability Conf. Applications due 5-15
I attended this Conference a couple of years ago, and found it to be very worthwhile for networking and learning how to develop effective corporate accountability campaigns.

From: Amita Lonial <amita@no.address>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2003 16:04:47 -0500

CHALLENGING CORPORATE POWER
DEMANDING ACCOUNABILITY
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 campaigns.


PROBLEM
   * Corporate power and influence are subverting democracy
SOLUTION
   * 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, dinner/reception
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.

www.empoweringdemocracy.org

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 Accountability ?
Students Transforming and Resisting Corporations ? Sustainable Energy & Economic Development Coalition ? CorpWatch ? Tri state Coalition for Responsible Investment ? US Public Interest Research Group


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