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Sunday, October 22 • 2:45pm - 4:15pm
It Takes Roots to Build Resistance: Effective Movement Building in Action

What does it mean to partner across differences and divides to bring together enough diverse constituencies and organizations in solidarity to create a successful mass movement for progressive change? With: Angela Adrar, Executive Director, Climate Justice Alliance; Cindy Wiesner, National Coordinator, Grassroots Global Justice Alliance; Kandi Mossett, Native Energy and Justice Transition Organizer of the Indigenous Environmental Network; Dawn Phillips, Executive Director of Right to the City Alliance.


Keynotes
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Kandi Mossett

Indigenous Environmental Network
Kandi Mossett (Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara), the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN)’s Lead Organizer on its Extreme Energy and Just Transition Campaign, has emerged as a leading voice in the fight to bring visibility to the impacts climate change and environmental injustice have on Indigenous communities across North America as well as internationally. Ms. Mossett began her work with IEN as its Tribal Campus Climate Challenge Coordinator. | | To read more about Kandi Mossett's work... Read More →

Workshop Speakers
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Angela Adrar

​Angela Adrar, the Executive Director of the Our Power Campaign and the Climate Justice Alliance, has long worked to advance the role of the grassroots sector, empower local communities, and influence national and international agendas. She has worked with many organizations, i... Read More →
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Dawn Phillips

Dawn Phillips, an organizer for many socio-economic and environmental justice organizations and campaigns for 25 years, is Co-Director of Programs at Causa Justa:: Just Cause, a Bay Area organization focused on community development, housing and immigrant justice issues. He is al... Read More →
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Cindy Wiesner

Cindy Wiesner, the Miami-based National Coordinator of Grassroots Global Justice Alliance (GGJ) and Co-Chair of the Climate Justice Alliance (CJA), has been active in the grassroots social justice movement for 25+ years, working in various capacities with such groups as: HERE Loc... Read More →


Sunday October 22, 2017 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Larkspur Room
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