March 10 Class Matters workshop at Newforest

Please pass along to others in your group or area, especially those in Central Maine or with a strong interest in class issues. Thanks.

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From: Lisa Packard <>
Date: March 5, 2012 12:12:22 PM EST
To: Larry Dansinger <>
Subject: March 10 Class Matters workshop at Newforest


Would you forward the information for this workshop to friends & colleagues who might be interested?  Thanks!

Class Matters:


Tools for Unpacking Privilege & Working in Community with Sonia Acevedo

Saturday, March 10, 9 am- 5 pm, potluck lunch


·      Increase understanding of class oppression
·      Break down class barriers in activist groups
·      Break down communication barriers in communities
·      Increase  understanding of your own background 
·      Prepare you for working for social and economic justice


Sonia Acevedo lives at Tinderbox Farm, Thorndike, ME, where she grows vegetables and raises poultry with a farm collective.  She works with No Class, providing workshops and about classism and economic justice.  She has been active in political movements for 11 years, working on environmental issues, women’s health, and social justice.

Cost: $0 – $50, sliding scale    Register Today!


Sliding scales are a tool for building economic justice into events, and require active participation. People paying on the higher end of the scale make it possible for the event to be affordable for others. Practice economic solidarity and consider your class background when choosing how much to donate.

Lisa Packard, Executive Director

Newforest Institute
66 Monroe Highway
Brooks, ME 04921

(207) 722-3625

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