05 May '11, 8pm

Live Green: Notes from an attendee: Power Shift 2011 - Power Shift 2011!!! After all the fundraising and organizing

Live Green: Notes from an attendee: Power Shift 2011 - Power Shift 2011!!! After all the fundraising and organizing

Power Shift 2011!!! After all the fundraising and organizing that my fellow Ambassadors and I did, the conference was finally happening. The College Ambassadors from different campuses were last together in person at our initial training in Atlanta, GA, and since then, we had all learned a lot. That knowledge was clearly visible in the Green Economy workshops, as Ambassadors spoke. It was quite eye-opening to see how far we had come. In fact, during our initial terms as College Ambassadors, we had all become able, if not yet expert, “ambassadors” of the movement. Many Power Shift attendees were invited from various fields, and were unfamiliar with activism. In speaking with those fresh to the movement, it was easy to see how my training and time as an Ambassador were paying off. At the same time, conversations with leaders of other groups and institutions helped me to real...

Full article: http://www.greenforall.org/blog/notes-from-an-attendee-po...

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