Check out these three fabulous opportunities to enhance your leadership in the sustainability movement:
1. Greenpeace Action Camp, 10/4-10/7 – Apply ASAP!
Are you ready to escalate your campus campaigns? Want to learn how to create, plan, and use effective non-violent direct action tactics? Join Greenpeace October 4-7 just north of Los Angeles for an intensive, weekend training program that includes an introduction to Greenpeace, non-violent direct action, legal briefing, action simulation, and much more! According to Zen Trenholm, UC Berkeley student and CSSC Board Member, “This is a phenomenal training…Be prepared to learn, reflect and challenge your assumptions.”
Sign up today! http://members.greenpeace.org/survey/start/502/
2. Sierra Student Coalition, Beyond Oil Campaign
Are you ready for a world of clean air, green energy, and good jobs? Sick of seeing the influence of Big Oil everywhere you turn? Launch a Campuses Beyond Oil campaign at your school this fall!
We cannot win on climate unless we win on oil. Colleges and universities are the place to catalyze this change. Our nation’s schools burn through oil in their campus fleets and through student, faculty, and staff travel.
As part of the Campuses Beyond Oil campaign, you will play a crucial role in reducing this dangerous oil use. You can create some of our nation’s first oil free communities – by working with your administration to trade dirty, polluting cars for fleets of cleaner, more efficient vehicles and by partnering with fellow students and community members to reduce oil use in the way students, faculty, and staff get around campus and into the community. You will be supported in this work by a unique set of resources developed by the Sierra Student Coalition and the Sierra Club’s Beyond Oil Campaign just for this campaign! In addition to a campaign toolkit and recruitment materials, you will have direct support from staff and student experts on this campaign.
Launching a Campuses Beyond Oil Campaign is a unique opportunity that will create tangible solutions that other schools, organizations, and businesses will follow to reduce their own oil use. And schools across California are the prime place to launch this transformation. With your help,we will be the first generation to move beyond oil.
Are you interested in learning more? Sign up now to be one of the first to launch a Campuses Beyond Oil Campaign this fall!
-The Campuses Beyond Oil Team
3. Organize with Grassroots Global Justice Alliance!
Grassroots Global Justice Alliance (GGJ) provides an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated, creative and experienced organizer. The Organizer works under the supervision of GGJ’s National Coordinator. The position requires willingness to work long hours (more than 40+ per week) a flexible schedule including some nights and weekends, frequent travel within the USA and some international travel. This is a full time position.
Grassroots Global Justice is a national alliance of grassroots organizations building a popular movement for peace, democracy and a sustainable world. Alliance members support each other’s local struggles and collaborate with international allies committed to building a transformative social justice movement beyond borders. GGJ provides opportunities for grassroots leaders to dialogue, think strategically and sharpen our understanding of global political and economic forces that cause poverty, conflict and environmental destruction in our communities. After organizing an extensive participatory process with our members, in September of 2011 GGJ affirmed a new initiative at our membership congress: “No War, No Warming, Build an Economy for People and the Planet!” We are prioritizing climate justice, anti-war and militarism, and developing alternative visions for the economy as our core areas of work. For more about Grassroots Global Justice Alliance (GGJ), visit our website here: www.ggjalliance.org.