Shared Planet 2012
10-11 November - Sheffield Hallam University
The biggest student campaigning conference on poverty, the environment and human rights. Tickets are going fast - Book online now!
Now is our moment to make a change. This is your chance to come together with young people from all over the UK. Learn skills, find positive solutions and hold our leaders to account for a just and sustainable future for our generation.
Shared Planet is a weekend event full of inspiring speakers, practical and informative workshops, debates, films, stalls and fun.
Get ready to:
Get inspired - Hear from some truly amazing speakers including Lindela Figlan, vice president of the South African Shack Dwellers’ Movement, John Hilary, executive director of War on Want, and Ellie Mae o’Hagan, UK Uncut activist and Guardian Columnist.
Challenge - Hear from speakers & politicians on rebuilding our economy, our climate, our future, featuring, Natalie Bennett, leader of The Green Party and Ryan Shorthouse, spokesman for Bright Blue.
Gain skills - take part in practical workshops ranging from 'building a diverse movement' to 'revolutionising the global food system' in our legendary workshop programme
Debate – Question leading thinkers in contentious panel discussions such as 'Where next for the movement against the cuts?' and 'Why join a political party?'
Speak up – discuss the issues you think need to be on the political agenda in our open space discussion session, and meet others with similar ideas
Get creative – learn the art of banner making with NUS's Sky Yarlett for the #demo2012 take part in a music video with the Buy Right campaigns team.
Take action – You'll then have the opportunity to Make you voice hear in our massive campaign actions.
Meet others - Make links and share ideas with young people like you.
...And party! get your dancing shoes on. Acts will include Felix Hagen & The Family and up and coming local bands.
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