The South West Regional Gathering
11 March from 10.30 (for 11.00 start) - 17.00 at Hamilton House, Bristol.
This is a chance for all Friends of the Earth Local Groups and our allies in the environmental justice movement to get together, share ideas, collaborate on campaigns and get some campaign relevant training. So please come! (and invite your local allies along too!)
Please bring a shared lunch! We will not have enough time during lunch for people to go out and buy food so please make sure to at least bring enough for yourself, though we would all love you forever if you bring enough to share!
10.30 Coffee and Registration
11.00 Welcome and Introductions
Name? Local Group? Share what you are doing? How are things going? What you want out of the day?
11.30 Organisational Update.
11.50 Coffee Break
12.00 Questions and Answers
12.30 Lunch (please bring something to share with others)
13.15 Intro to the afternoon
13.30 Campaigns break-out space
This is an opportunity for participants to break out into groups to have self-led discussions and idea sharing around different campaigns they are working on.
14.30 Social Media training / Digital Organising training
Learn about social media or Digital Organising in the context of the campaigns you have just been talking about.
15.30 Coffee Break
15.45 Intro to ‘An Organising Approach’
What is Organising? Why is Friends of the Earth using it? What are some practical tools I can use?
16.45 Wrap Up/ Next Steps
17.00 Goodbyes / Evening Social