Power Shift 2018 - Manchester (UK)

woensdag, 27 juni, 2018 (Hele dag) tot zondag, 1 juli, 2018 (Hele dag)

Power Shift is a 5 day training event in England open to students and activists who want to shift power from big businesses and elites to people who believe another world is possible. Workshops on Coalition Building, Art for Activism, Going Viral on Social Media, Campaign Strategy and more will be offered. Meet inspiring young organisers from around the UK and Europe!

Power Shift 2018 will be held from 27 June to 1 July at Giant's Seat Scout and Community Campsite, Off Ringley Road West, Radcliffe, Manchester, M26 1DY. You can check all the information on Power Shift, including the programme and practicalities in People &Planet’s website.

This is an activity of the Make ICT Fair consortium lead by our partner organisation in the UK, People & Planet. CATAPA will cover partially travel costs of 8 persons motivated to take action and engage themselves the next year in our changemakers training and campaign. You will have to cover yourself the attendance costs (45 pounds) and bring your own camping gear.

People from all nationalities, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations and gender identities are welcome to apply. The only requirement is a strong motivation to work towards change! If you wish to attend Power Shift 2018 this is what you have to do:

- Check the Power Shift 2018 description and programme on the website to be fully informed about the training event

- Send an email with a brief motivation to karolien.burvenich[at]catapa.be by Wednesday 16 May.

CATAPA will assess the applications to select 8 people according to the following criteria:

- motivations to attend Power Shift 2018

- motivation to engage within CATAPA as a changemaker next year 

- ideas or projects on how to mobilise Belgian citizens in favour of human rights in global supply chains such as electronics with Power Shift learnings

Disclaimer: This activity is organised with the financial assistance of the European Union. The contents of this activity is the sole responsibility of CATAPA and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union.