What are Mountain Occupiers Doing These Days?

What are Mountain Occupiers Doing These Days?
We’ve been busy plotting our next event, and it’s gonna be a big one!  After last summer spent fighting a single (albeit very important) issue, many folks were feeling like we needed to work for change on a bigger scale as well, looking at the larger picture and going for the roots of the problem.  Enter: 
 
The Rendezvous.  
This will be a free 2-day event, August 17-18 in Irasburg, VT.  There will be workshops, presenters, activism, camping, live music, a performance by Bread and Puppet — a place to learn more about the issues confronting us – and the solutions available- while networking with folks from activist and environmental groups from around the state.  We’re especially excited about our first keynote speaker, Peter Brown, author of the book Right Relationships: Building a Whole Earth Economy.  We’ll be announcing our second keynote speaker soon, so stay tuned!  You can learn more about what we have planned and keep up to date on developments by checking our website: http://therendezvousvt.wordpress.com.  You can also join our Facebook group –www.facebook.com/therendezvousvt  
 
We Need You!
Here’s how you can help:
First, spread the word about the event– forward the website to your friends, share the facebook page, or print out flyers from the website and pass ’em out
Second, we need workshop presenters!  If you or someone you know has knowledge to share, submit a workshop proposal to this e-mail by July 8!  You can find all the details on being a presenter by clicking on “Request for Presenters” on the website. 
Third, we need volunteers!  We need help with media outreach, the logistics of finding equipment and setting up for the event, and before, during, and after we need help with things like putting up tents, building a stage, cleaning up recycling and compost, parking, making signs, etc.  Send us an e-mail and we’ll find you a job! 
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