Last Chance to Register for Community Organizing Summit; Upcoming Events

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The deadline to register for the Appalachian Group Working Group Community Organizing Summit is 4 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, March 30.
What: Community Organizing Summit, hosted by the AGWG
Where: Jackson’s Mill, 160 WVU Jackson Mill, Weston, WV
When: Friday, April 6 – Sunday, April 8

Find the weekend’s schedule, training session descriptions and a list of speakers and trainers here. We’ve also added a Sunday morning tour of nearby fracking-related sites; details will be posted on the schedule page. Also check for updates on Facebook, here.


We wanted to alert folks living in and near the Charleston to two upcoming events:

Tomorrow, March 30 at 7 p.m.The West Virginia Poor People’s Campaign will conduct a mass meeting Friday, beginning at the Teamsters Local #175 Hall in South Charleston.

The featured speaker for this event is the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, co-chair of the U.S. Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival.” An author, preacher and professor, Barber is president and senior lecturer of Repairers of the Breach and a member of the national board of the NAACP, chairing its Legislative Political Action Committee.

Tuesday, April 3 at 7 p.m.: Free Screening of In the Hills and Hollows
Join This is Public Health at the WV International Film Festival’s Underground Cinema for a special screening on Tuesday, April 3 at 7 p.m. of In the Hills and Hollows by award winning freelance photographer and visual storyteller Keely Kernan.

A panel Q&A will follow the film with Keely Kernan (over Skype), OVEC’s executive director Natalie Thompson, and Karan Ireland, West Virginia Environmental Council.

This event is free, but tickets are required. 


Deadline to Register to Vote in the Upcoming WV Primary: April 17

 

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Updated: Mar 29, 2018 — 5:34 pm

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