Organizing 101, a 30-minute video from organizer Shay O’Reilly and Sane Energy Project. Valuable resource. ‘Organizing is about bringing people together so that we outnumber them and can shift the balance of power.’
Also: Check out their Sane Energy Art ideas and projects – for any community or artist.
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AIM Pipeline / Indian Point
Many groups continue to work on stopping the AIM Pipeline from resting 100 feet from the aging Indian Point nuclear power plant that could become a Fukushima disaster for NYC and environs. The People’s Puppets made this short video. Upstate groups like We Are Seneca Lake continue civil disobedience and arrests to stop Crestwood from storing natural gas in empty salt caverns next to Seneca Lake.
The Journal of American Culture is currently accepting submissions for both its U.S. Slavery in the Popular Imagination and Visions of Black Womanhood in American Culture issues. Deadline: December 31.
‘Girls Impact the World Film Festival is now accepting submissions of 3-6 minute short films for consideration for the annual Girls Impact the World Film Festival presented by the Harvard College Social Innovation Collaborative (SIC) and Connecther.org‘. Deadline: January 20.
The Working Class Studies Association has issued a call for papers for their 2017 conference under the theme, ‘Class Struggle: Race, Gender, and Revolution,’ which “seeks to take stock of the legacy, present, and future possibilities of the idea of ‘”class struggle.”’ Deadline: February 1.
‘The LTAB Mixtape is an annual compilation of music from singers, songwriters, and emcees celebrating the Louder Than A Bomb Youth Poetry Festival. In line with the LTAB 2017 theme – “Our Gwendolyn Brooks” – we ask that all lead artists on submitted tracks are woman-identifying.’ Deadline: December 19.
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