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BrisCAN G20- General Meeting: Community responses to G20

Date: Sunday, June 29, 2014
Time: 9:30 for cuppa – 10:00am -12pm
(space available longer if required)
Place: Justice Place: 5 Abingdon St. Wooloongabba

If possible – please bring some food or drink to share
All welcome – child friendly space! Please let us know if you are bringing kids so we can be ready!

Here is some of what is in the pipeline:

Peoples Convergence: A week of symposiums, workshops, idea sharing, marches, film screenings, and other creative events, November 8 -16 in Brisbane.

Visioning Another World: The G20 Peoples Summit will be a three-day festival of symposiums, idea-sharing, art, creative activities, education and action. It will take place in various location in Brisbane November 12-14, before the G20 Leaders Summit.

This will be followed by two days of creative action, education and solidarity while the G20 Leaders Summit is taking place, including the Peoples Rally and March on November 15.

The First Nation’s Decolonisation Before Profit Program of events will run through the week Nov 8 – Nov 16 and will include a Global First Nations Conference – November 15-16 and an Eco-Village forum space. See: http://brisbaneblacks.com/g20/program/

The decisions made by the G20 affect us all. They are the reason we have to campaign to save forests, stop coal and CSG mining, protect the reef, oppose GMOs and food irradiation, oppose war games and militarism, fight for workers’ rights, demand equality, address colonisation, etc etc.

We invite all community groups and individuals to join us over the next 6 months in responding to the G20 through collaborative education, media production, action planning, alternative forum development and more!

Join us! Another world is possible. What it looks like is up to us!

For more info:
Subscribe to our announcement list: send an email to sympa@lists.riseup.net with the subject: subscribe briscan-g20@lists.riseup.net

All welcome! Hope to see you there!

In peace and solidarity,
Robin Taubenfeld – Friends of the Earth Brisbane – 0411 118 737
em: g20peoplessummit@gmail.com
http://www.briscan.net.au

Below is some information about Brisbane Community Action Network- G20

(BrisCAN- G20)

Brisbane Community Action Network – G20 (BrisCAN–G20)

BrisCAN-G20 will be helping coordinate cross campaign collaboration on environmental and social justice, including first people’s sovereignty, food sovereignty, the climate, mining and human rights. We invite all community groups and individuals to join us over the next year in responding to the G20 through collaborative education, media production, action planning, alternative forum development and more!

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.

For more info and to get involved in BrisCAN-G20:

Subscribe to our announcement list: email subscribe request to briscan-g20@lists.riseup.net

FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/briscan.g20

Website http://briscan.net.au/

Contact: Robin Taubenfeld, Friends of the Earth Brisbane 0411 118 737

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