Applications Now Being Accepted for We Divest Campaign Student Leadership Team Summer Institute

We Divest Campaign Student Leadership Team Summer Institute

August 12-16, 2012

Organized by: American Friends Service Committee and Jewish Voice for Peace

Applications are now being accepted for the We Divest Campaign Student Leadership Team Summer Institute.  Click here to apply.

WHEN: August 12-16, 2012

WHERE: Retreat center in upstate New York

WHO: All campus activists currently running or hoping to launch a We Divest Campaign targeting TIAA-CREF on campus

WHAT: A 5 day intensive program for campus organizers of the We Divest Campaign–those with campaigns already running and those hoping to get one launched in the 2012-2013 school year. The Summer Institute will include:

– Extensive campaign development coaching

– Grassroots organizing skill building

– Media & Messaging trainings

– Anti-oppression analysis workshops

– Non-violent direct action planning

– Historical overview of Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions

– Relationship building with activists on campuses nationwide

– Strategy sessions with BDS movement leaders

– Two tracks for existing and new campaigns

Plus: fun in a summer camp-like environment!

Applications are now being accepted for the We Divest Campaign Student Leadership Team Summer Institute.  Click here to apply.

Cost: $100 registration fee (the cost of 4 nights/5 days room and board is subsidized by AFSC and JVP). Each participant is responsible for their own travel costs.*

Limited travel scholarships are available.

* If you need assistance for a grant from your school or to apply for credit (academic, internship, etc), we are happy to help with that process!

Questions: alissa@jvp.org or jbing@afsc.org

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