Want to meet Al Gore or Nancy Pelosi? What about Vandana Shiva?
if you attend Power Shift 2009! From February 27th to March 2nd,
thousands of young leaders will converge on capitol hill for Power
2009, the second national youth summit to solve the climate
Power Shift 2009, young people from across the country will take
message of bold, comprehensive and immediate federal climate
Washington, D.C. At this conference, we will also strengthen the
movement for real climate and economic solutions by learning
solutions, building bonds, and setting clear plans for action in
communities for 2009 and beyond.
This is a great opportunity for student leaders who support
reduction efforts on campus to show national leadership on this
Student leaders attending Power Shift will further develop their
communication skills by explaining the challenges and successes
reducing emissions on campus and learning new and more effective
reduce emissions on campus. Students positioned at this national
will be better able to help the campus reduce their emissions when
POWER SHIFT 2009 GOALS
* Empower and inspire 10,000 youth from across the U.S with
trainings, speakers, and a coordinated national action.
* Provide networking and planning opportunities for a
range of top youth climate organizers.
* Elevate the prophetic and morally compelling voices of
America's youth into the national debate about global warming and
* Connect youth with local community leaders and strengthen
between the youth climate movement and environmental justice
* Frame the global warming and energy debate as a moral
inter-generational responsibility that requires bold,
immediate Federal action.
* SET UP a political climate that leads to the passage of
federal legislation on climate change.
The total cost of travel and lodging will be around $130 if you
before February 1. UF is sending a charter bus of students and
are going quickly for the 55 seats!
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