November G20 Peoples Summit Bulletin

In this G20 Peoples bulletin:

1) Peoples Summit and March Volunteer Help Wanted!
2) Citizens Media Networking Meeting
3) G20 Peoples Summit Program announced!

 

1) Peoples Summit and March Volunteer Help Wanted!

We need you! To make the Peoples Summit and March a success!

From Weds – Friday this week, we will be hosting the G20 Peoples Summit – and alternative to the G20 Leaders Summit. The Summit will be a festival of idea sharing, films, symposiums and creative community events about the climate, economy, human rights, ecological justice… and more. The G20 Peoples March will be held on Nov 15 (Sat) following the Peoples Summit.

Got skills to share or time and energy to contribute?
We need you! : stage managers, door people, first aiders, sign language interpreters, support people, kitchen hands, tech support, banner painters, electricians to check cables and gear, posterers, artists, citizen media makers and more.

Volunteer info sessions

Monday Nov 10: 4pm-7pm
Tuesday Nov 11: 4pm – 7pm
Place: 5 Paris Street, West End.
5 Paris Street, West End.
More info: 0411 118 737

2) Citizen Journalist – Independent Media Networking meeting:

Interested in media sharing or creative collaborations?

We will be opening the Citizen Journalist Media Centre at Wandering Cooks on Weds Nov 12.You will be welcome to come in to use computers/wifi and space to share your G20 stories with the world!

Join us for a networking meeting:

Date: Tues Nov 11
Time: 4pm
Place: The basement at 5 Paris Street, West End.
More info: 0411 118 737

3) G20 Peoples’ Summit program announced! Summit showcases vibrant community responses to global leaders’ conference

Visioning Another World: G20 Peoples’ Summit
Nov 12-14th
Various locations throughout West End and South Brisbane

Peoples’ March – Sat Nov 15 @ 11am.
Roma Street Forum to Musgrave Park

Brisbane Community Action Network (BrisCAN) G20 is pleased to announce the program for the G20 Peoples’ Summit: Visioning Another World.

The program is available here: http://briscan.net.au/program/

The G20 Peoples Summit will be a three- day festival of symposiums, idea- sharing, art, creative activities, education and action. It aims to develop community responses to world economic, social and environmental problems.

The Summit will take place in various locations across South Brisbane and West End, Brisbane, November 12- 14, before the G20 Leaders Summit. All sessions are free and open to the public.

The Summit will be followed by a Peoples’ March – Sat Nov 15 @ 11am. Roma Street Forum to Musgrave Park.
These events brings together local and international thinkers to collaborate on broad themes, such as economics, sustainability, social justice, human rights & climate change.

High profile speakers such as Senator Larissa Waters, international labour organiser Sharan Burrow and Oxfam International Executive Director, Winnie Byanyima,will be speaking at events alongside local and grassroots community organisers. Local musicians, the Mouldy Lovers, These Dirty Bones and Hannaka are some of the talent who will are giving their time to this important event.

BrisCAN- G20 is a broad network of groups concerned about the social and ecological impacts of the G20. Included in this are concerns about the immediate repercussions of hosting the G20 in our region and the local and global perpetuation of the economics of privilege. BrisCAN sees the G20 as an opportunity to unite and work on transforming our society to a more just and sustainable one.

For media, or further inquiries contact: 0411 118 737 or email: summit@briscan.net.au
http://briscan.net.au

BrisCAN-G20 Statement of Unity

BrisCAN-G20 is network of groups and individuals concerned about the ongoing ecological destruction and social and economic and disparities perpetuated by G20 and the systems it represents. We live and take action on Aboriginal land and support First Nations’ struggles for land and culture. Bris-CAN facilitates vibrant community-based action for an ecologically and socially just world. We foster peaceful collaborations for progressive and positive change locally and globally in the lead up to the G20 and beyond.

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