99% Knowledge Share – Workshop and Info Day for the 99% and Occupy

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Members of the OO Research Working Group will be presenting at the 99% Knowledge Share.

99% Knowledge Share

Workshop and Info Day for the 99% and Occupy

When: 12:30-7pm, March 3rd, 2012
Where: 1000 Broadway, 5th floor, Oakland CA (Alameda county Public Health Department)

Everyone is encouraged to attend this event, whether you are a veteran activist or new to the Occupy and 99% movement. There will be workshops, discussion groups, info tables, and film screening. We will talk about the movement, the social issues it addresses, and various solutions to those issues. This is a free and public event.

Room A Schedule:
1:00 – 2:00 Intro to the Occupy and 99% movement: Group discussion on frequently asked questions and responses
2:00 – 3:00 Healthcare for the 99%
3:00 – 3:30 Break
3:30 – 4:30 Facilitation skills and non-hierarchical group process training
4:30 – 6:30 Corporate control of the food system and Factory farming

Room B Schedule:
1:00-2:00 Data hacking and mining
2:00 – 3:00 Basic investigative research: How to investigate corporate and public officials for corruption and other wrongdoing
3:00 – 3:30 Break
3:30 – 6:30 Media training: How to talk with reporters and get your message

We will also have other activities
– Occupy Listening: Tell us your thoughts on the Occupy movement
– Door-to-door organizing: How to talk to strangers (on-street training)
– Occupy & Nonviolent info table
– Film screening room showing shorts and documentaries on related topics

Some of our speakers:
Gary Ruskin, executive director at Commercial Alert
Bill Skeen, executive director at PNHP California
Kate Sassoon, professional facilitator, co-op co-owner
Katie Cantrell, founder at Coalition to Fight Factory Farming
Vish Arya, Food First, Occupy the Food Supply
JT Yu, Co-chair at Cooperative Roots, entrepreneur, independent organizer
Yvonne Yen Liu, senior researcher, Applied Research Center/Colorlines.com

Invite your friends on facebook here https://www.facebook.com/events/229437887147308/

If you would like to reserve a spot for your children in the children’s room, or request for sign language assitance, please register here:

Speakers and workshops detail coming soon!

Feel free to email us if you have any questions.


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