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									   The Sierra Club and the International Women’s Health Coalition
                   invite you to participate in our

        Western Regional Advocacy Training on
             Population and Environment
The Sierra Club and the International Women’s Health Coalition are pleased to announce the
first-ever jointly sponsored Western Regional Advocacy Training on Population and
Environment. This training offers participants the opportunity to gain information and skills to
be effective leaders on environmental issues and sexual and reproductive health and rights on
their campuses and in their communities.

WHEN:     June 12 -13, 2010

WHERE: Sierra Club
       85 2nd Street
       San Francisco, CA 94105

Training participants will learn about issues of local and global significance from experts and
advocates in the field. Topics to be covered include climate change, sexual and reproductive
health and rights, resource consumption, population, poverty, and gender equity.

Attendees will also receive training in leadership and advocacy skills, including:
     Tips and tools for grassroots organizing on campus and in communities
     Tactics on how to influence key policy makers, officials, and other influentials
     Communications strategies, messaging tools, and media outreach training

By the end of the training, participants will be equipped to take action and mobilize their
communities around issues of vital importance to:

      Influence key decision-makers around policy and legislation
      Recruit volunteers to get involved with an existing campaign
      Utilize complimentary resources such as pamphlets, party kits, activist guides,
       brochures, videos, and more from the Sierra Club and IWHC.

We will cover transportation, lodging and food expenses for those living outside of the Bay
Area. For our Bay Area participants, we cover transportation and food expenses. In addition to
the training, there will be an optional group dinner on Friday evening, June 11th.

  If you are interested in attending, please email your completed application by
                             May 24, 2010 at 9am EST to:
            Kim Lovell, kimberly.lovell@sierraclub.org or contact her at
                                   (202) 548-4593.
                                   APPLICATION
CONTACT INFORMATION:

NAME:                              DATE OF BIRTH:

ADDRESS (INCLUDE CITY, STATE AND ZIP CODE):


PHONE:                             EMAIL ADDRESS:

Representative (GO TO http://www.house.gov):

SCHOOL NAME (if applicable):
DATE OF GRADUATION (if applicable):


PLEASE ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS:

1) Are you registered to vote in the district where you currently live? (Y/N)
       If No, where are you registered to vote?


2) Have you ever called or written to your decision-makers? (Y/N)


3) What community organizations/ causes are you involved with?


      What do you do within the group?


4) Why are you interested in attending this training?


5) How will you bring your experience from the training back to your community and/or
campus?



                    Please email your completed application by
                           May 24, 2010 at 9am EST to:
           Kim Lovell, kimberly.lovell@sierraclub.org or contact her at
                                  (202)548-4593.

								
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