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2008 Grassroots Conference Evaluation

Thank you for attending the 2008 Grassroots Conference in Columbus, OH. If you haven't done so already, please complete the conference evaluation form and e-mail it to Mercedes@JubileeUSA.org.

2008 GRASSROOTS CONFERENCE AUDIO AVAILABLE
June 23, 2008 | Whether you attended the 3rd Annual Grassroots Conference in Columbus, Ohio, or were unable to come, use the player below or download the audio files to listen to sessions from the conference.

First Conference Plenary Session: Global Debt Movement
[80MB]
Saturday, June 21, 2008 9:30am-10:30am
Lidy Nacpil, Jubilee South, and Neil Watkins, Jubilee USA National Coordinator

Second Plenary Session: Jubilee and the Movement to End Extreme Poverty [65MB]
Saturday, June 21, 2008 2:45pm-3:45pm
Alex Baumgarten, Episcopal Church Washington Office; Jason Fileta, U.S. Micah Challenge; Kim Stietz, ELCA Washington Office; Blake Waggoner, ONE Vote ‘08

Debt & the Diaspora: Economic Justice & Immigration
[49MB]
Saturday, June 21, 2008 3:50pm-4:50pm
Sarah Anderson, Institute for Policy Studies; Karina Harty-Morrison, Community Refugee & Immigration Services


PLEASE NOTE THE GRASSROOTS CONFERENCE HAS ENDED, LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD THE CONFERENCE AUDIO ABOVE.

The conference includes speakers from the Global South, skill-building sessions for grassroots economic justice activists (advocacy, media work, engaging congregations, etc.), and workshops that will deepen participants' understanding of debt and economic justice issues. And of course there will also be down time for networking and having fun with global economic justice activists from around the United States!

Registration before Monday, June 2 is $55.00. After Monday, June 2 is $65.00. There is a $35.00 registration option for student/low-income participants. Registration includes breakfast and lunch on Saturday and Sunday.

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  • REGISTER ONLINE We encourage all conference attendees to register online. This not only lessens the paper work on our end, but also expedites your registration process. However, if you prefer a paper registration form or want to disseminate the form to friends and colleagues, please download a hard copy of the registration form.
  • APPLY FOR A TRAVEL & HOMESTAY SCHOLARSHIP to the Grassroots Conference.
  • CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS
  • CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
  • CONFERENCE HOUSING We have reserved a block of inexpensive rooms at different hotels - some within walking distance and others a short bus ride from the conference site. Jubilee USA is also arranging free home stays in Columbus with local supporters.
  • LOCAL HOMESTAY If you're interested in a local homestay or are able to provide a local homestay, please contact Local Conference Organizer Erin Roscoe.
  • GRASSROOTS CONFERENCE INTERACTIVE MAP
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