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EARLY SUMMER SHIFT FESTIVAL with FOCAL SEMINARS
Gathering of the Tribes Benefit / June 7th & 8th, Selma Center
3:00 – 5:30 pm ’Sprouting a Local Culture Where We The People Govern’
“Dismantling Corporate Rule” - History / sovereignty, exercising Inherent rights and freedoms
5:30 – 6:30 pm Evening Organic Meal – music mix
6:30 – 8:00pm Theme presentation – Gathering of the Tribes (Pt. 1) Recap on Program 1, Engage in Tribal Democracy / Wisdom ‘fun’damentals / Assent of the sovereign peoples of the Earth -through a peaceful transference of authority through the power of love with non-violent Communication and Direct Action. Evolution from Dominator power over structures to a one world Cooperative Eco-centric Wisdom Culture.
8:30pm Concert (Bands to be announced) – with interactive conscious theme-up and imagery, etc. Create a collective song with musical artists representing our Gathering’s theme and intent.
7:30 am Morning Ceremony / gratitude sharing circle / drum, flute & song
8:30 Breakfast – Short film fest
9:30 – 12 pm Program #2 (Multiple break outs sessions)
OPPT – / CELDF – Democracy School / Tribal, direct, and delegational democracy / Deep Green Resistance – tools for collective engagement
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch – music
1:00 – 2:30 pm Ecostry – Ecosystem literacy fundamentals
3:00 – 5:30pm (Multiple break outs sessions)12 Step Programs / The 4 Agreements / NVC Other Spiritual programs for cultural liberation. Presentation / Round robin style -maximize participation – share your spiritual practice or program life changing experience.
5:30 – 6:30pm Meal & music
6:30 – 8:30pm Gathering of the Tribes Meeting Part 2. Recap on highlights of all sessions. Rally of the Tribes, Dream Team Creation and Freedom Mission with Declaration of commitment to one another – the peoples of the earth.
8:30 pm Benefit Concert – (Bands to be announced)
Purpose - create an intuitive intentional wave of enthusiasm through Focusing (success stories) on topics that empower our spirit, liberate, elevate and evolve the human species. A transference from Dominator ‘Power Over’ cultural structures to Creative, Cooperative, Sustainable Relationships. ‘Co-Create a vision’ for our collective transition and celebration of our shift ‘to a higher common ground’, with music, art, and the dialog of our spirits journey – to Live and Be The Change we want to see in this world. We welcome Christians and fellowships of all religions to join us in this evolution to focus on “Creation Care and Peace Empowerment through universal love and respect. This is an Alcohol and drug free event.
This Event will also be a benefit for the Selma Center, Takilma FM and The Salmon Gathering & Festival. Seed Money, in kind help, and volunteer support is need. Register early RSVP. Minimum for the full program will be $50 ea. (not including meals) Sliding scale will follow as we gather sponsors and participants at regular price – check back. Separate charges for the Evening Concerts are $30 for both or $20 each. This festival is progressively evolving, contact me to plug in, what topics of interest you have, what you would like to contribute. This is a collective effort supporting our freedoms.
Make your check to: CME (Community Media & Education) Base fee – $50 + meals $8.00 ea. / Fri – Dinner, Sat – B, L, D – $30 Total W/ all meals = $80.00 / contact me about camping
See www.selmacenter.org – forums page for details and updates on the event.
Email me for address to send $ direct email@example.com or at firstname.lastname@example.org
phone 541-592-4124 – Guenter
Course Study Started in November 2012 on the Principles of Freedom, Liberty and Democracy
a collaborative Educational Project
Course Introductory Series – (Session 1) were held Tuesday, January 22nd & 29th
Presentation – Video Segments of following presenters:
• We encourage you to preview materials, email us at email@example.com for Q&A or feed back
Visit Hurdy Gurdy Man at www.takilmaFM.com on Sundays 6:00 – 8:00 pm for udates on the Community Rights Movement and local activities.
Below are some of the study Materials used on the Pilot Educational Project.
7:30 – 8:30 PM Dialog and Discussion on the Presentation and soliciting Ideas for Course inclusions from participants.
Bookmark and revisit this page for updates on Educational Courses, meetings, Local progress reports, news link outlet.
• ‘Inconvient Truth’ and Al Gore’s Latest update Dec. 2012.
• ’11th Hour’ Leonardo DiCaprio Film.
• Thomas Linzey Founder of Community Education Legal Defense Fund.
• David Korten Economist, writer/publisher book “Agenda for a New Economy”
• Paul Cienfuegos, Dismanteling Corporate Rule, Local Rights Based Organizing.
• “Story of Change” Annie Leanard of ‘Story of Stuff’
WE invite interested community members to help review materials and share with us their views and thoughts. Our purpose is to present an educational project in collaboration with other educational groups and citizens aiming to support an informed citizenry on the history of law.
A wave of support and energy has emerged from 150 Communities in the U.S. supporting this education, mobilizing and exercising their constitutional rights. Protecting the rights of citizens and stoping corporate harms.
Contact us if you wish to join our community’s education team or if you want to learn more.
Below are some PRESENTATION MATERIALS that were presented in condensed form with copy materials and breifs. The Selma Center’s Educational Committee’s Project Planing Meetings’ are held currently on Tuesdays from 4-5 pm. Email the Selma Center to contact the Education Committee. Use the Subject line: “Forums: (with desription of your request)”
Paul Cienfuegos is a community rights organizer (17 years), workshop facilitator, lecturer, active citizen, and co-founder of Democracy Unlimited of Humbolt County. He has a blog site that is a great source for information, discussion points on the movements, vital educational materials on the Historical Background and Rise of Corporate Power and how communities can reclaim their democracy (decision making powers). He also manages an internet book store that supports forward thinking publications at http://100fires.com/. Visit http://paulcienfuegos.com
You can view a section of Paul’s lecture on Democracy… (mind you this is before Occupy) “Natural Rights” and “The Colonized Mind”. This is part of an 8 part youtube series of Paul C. Talking in Portland. View it all if you have the time. Then there is the shift to sustainability with food cultivation, Farmers Markets, forest products, etc. See this talk by Thomas Linzey.
Community Enviornmental League Defense Fund
Is an nonprofit legal assistance entity that educates and helps communities educate and organize to take responsiblity for their welfare, claim their rights to self-governance and assert their collective inalialble rights as a free people. They work with the Pennock Democracy School that specifically helps citizens to deepen their understanding. Here is an 8 minute video of Democracy School.
Paul Cienfuegos also works closely with CELDF members to support Oregon and Washington educational/organizing projects. Paul in 2008 facilitated a workshop for us in Cave Junction in 2008 called ‘Dismantleing Corporate Rule’. We sucessfully created a working goup ‘called First Steps’ that engaged several projects before going on leave. He is a front line resource, regional community rights representative for the north west coast and lives in Portland. See http://celdf.org
Also see the Films:
The 11th Hour at http://www.filmsforaction.org/watch/the_11th_hour/
The Film “Thrive” Section on “Follow The Money at about 35 minuets in: http://www.thrivemovement.com/the_movie
Other materials will be posted here soon.