Reinventing Social Action: Is Collaborating with Opponents Selling Out or Smart Strategy?
There are new demanding problems that call into question traditional approaches to social action. Significant strife has arisen in recent years within the BC activist communities over collaboration with other parties such as industry, First Nations and governments. Is collaboration needed to solve intractable social and environmental problems? Should it be an essential part of campaigning? Join a discussion around the forms and applications of collaboration and consider what a new understanding of collaboration could mean for a reinvented activism.
Date: November 23, 2010
Time: 12:00pm – 1:30pm (organic coffee and tea provided)
Location: UBC Robson Square
Address: 800 Robson St, Vancouver, BC (view map)
Tickets: $15 or $12 for non-profits, seniors & students (register here)
This lecture series features four leaders who are using creative thinking and courage to create positive change in the world. Explore the tactics, creativity, pitfalls, and challenges of what it takes to create change. In a potent mix of storytelling and skill sharing, these leaders will reveal their personal struggles and the leadership lessons that have made all the difference. Come away with information, insights and inspiration to make change in your community and beyond.