July – November 2014
Join SanDiego350.org for a fun, relaxing afternoon at our summer potluck picnic. This is an opportunity to take a break from our climate work, get to know each other, recharge our batteries.
* a dish or beverage to share (to ensure a mix of dishes, feel free to say what you’re bringing in a comment)
* chairs or blankets to sit on
* non-disposable dinnerware, flatware, napkins
* sunscreen, hat, sunglasses
* games/sports equipment (Frisbee, volleyball?)
* musical instruments (guitar, harmonica)
* your spouse/significant other or a friend who’s interested in getting active with SD350 (kids welcome)
Help keep our picnic carbon footprint low:
* bike, carpool or take public transit to the picnic
* zero waste (bring own non-disposable dinnerware, flatware, napkins please!)
* low-carbon footprint / sustainably-raised food (see “Cool Cuisine: taking the Bite out of Global Warming” for tips)
No raindate – on the odd chance that it is pouring, we’ll have to cancel.
DIRECTIONS: Take Texas St. south into the north end of the Park near Morley Field. We’ll be south of Jacaranda Drive, to the east (left) from Texas St, so you can either park along Jacaranda or in one of the parking lots at the end of Texas. Look for the SD350 banner.
Email us to help (setup/cleanup, etc) or with questions.Google+
Learn. Organize. Act. Build A Social Movement to Demand Climate Justice.
WHAT: Learn how to organize, communicate, engage others, and apply lessons from past movements. Network. Get inspired by local community leaders and organizers. Gain practical and analytical tools to act and lead.
WHO: Workshop is specially geared toward new, younger activists (under 35 years old). Space is limited to 40 participants.
LOGISTICS: Registration/breakfast at 8:30am. Workshop ends 6pm, followed by optional happy hour.
Sessions will include:
- Political Power, Social Movements & Activist Tactics
- Communicating Climate
- The Why, How, and Hope of Organizing
- Get Uncomfortable! Climate Justice and the U.S.’s Lack of Urgency
- Speaker Panel: Young, Inspiring Activists who have been there and are STILL doing it.
- Setting Goals and Taking Action Locally
COST: $15 to cover food (breakfast, lunch, snacks & 1 happy hour drink provided) and materials. If $15 is too much for you to pay, we’ll ask you to contribute what you can. We want you to participate, regardless of your ability to pay!
APPLICATION PROCESS: Each participant must complete an application in order to attend. Your answers will help us make the workshop as useful as possible for everyone participating. Space is limited, so we encourage you to apply now. Once you complete the application we’ll confirm with you within a few days. APPLY NOW
“What could be more important than the future of our world? As young people, we have the most at stake, so we should be stepping up to our roles as the major stakeholders and stand up for the kind of future we want.” -PauPau, Philippines
“Climate change is a human rights issue, an economics issue, a social justice issue. The issue with climate change is to protect human civilization. ” -Tim DeChristopher
“Now, more than ever, we need to connect the dots between climate, poverty, energy, food and water. These issues cannot be addressed in isolation.” -United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
“Someday, our children, and our children’s children, will look at us in the eye and they’ll ask us, did we do all that we could when we had the chance to deal with this problem and leave them a cleaner, safer, more stable world? -Barack ObamaGoogle+
Join us for the SanDiego350 August Monthly Membership Meeting at the Seaside Center for Spiritual Living in Encinitas. This is a great way to learn what SanDiego350 is working on, how you can get involved, and to meet like-minded climate activists. As this is a new meeting location for us (thanks to Sandy!) please allow time to get there and park, find the room.
Note: we’ll have a meet and greet with Congressman Scott Peters (District 52) - before our meeting starts, from 6:30-6:45. Congressman Peters will also give a short presentation on his climate-related activities at the beginning of the meeting.
Meetings include reports from our teams (public policy, community presentations, fracking, media & visibility, etc.) and our steering committee, discussions of upcoming actions, and often a short breakout session on key events/topics.
We encourage carpooling to all our events. If you’d like to carpool please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will try to find you a ride/rider.
Note: our monthly membership meetings take place every third Tuesday and rotate around San Diego county (check our calendar for locations). Our regular meeting times are 6:45-8:15 pm.Google+
Join us for the SanDiego350.org October Membership meeting at the Environmental Health Coalition. Great way to learn what SanDiego350.org is working on, how you can get involved, and to meet like-minded climate activists.
We encourage carpooling to all our events. If you’d like to carpool please email email@example.com and we will try to find you a ride/rider.Google+
Join us for the SanDiego350.org March Membership Meeting located at Bethel University Seminary. This is a great way to learn what SanDiego350.org is working on, how you can get involved, and to meet like-minded climate activists.
We encourage carpooling to all of our events. If you’d like to carpool, please Email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will try to find you a ride/rider.Google+