Thursday, August 14, 2008

Notes from our last Meeting

Hi all -

In our last meeting, the VT Oxfam Action Corps was visited by full-time staff from Oxfam America, New England Field Organizer, Stephanie Demmons, as well as Senior Organizer, Brian Rawson and an intern with the Outreach and Organizing department, Jennifer Fraser.

Over a fabulous dinner of crepes from the Skinny Pancake (which uses almost all local products!), we discussed what draws each of us into climate justice activism as well as generated some ideas for ways to spread the work in the coming months.

One solid outcome of the meeting is the idea to put together a Hunger Banquet just before the Thanksgiving holiday to raise awareness of issues facing those whom we fight for, the world's poor. If you are interested in getting involved, please email Nathaly:

SAVE THE DATE: Our next meeting is tentatively set to take place on Thursday, September 11th. Meeting location TBA.

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