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The Grassroots Animal Rights Conference

Name:
Grassroots Animal Rights Conference 2005
Membership:
Open
Posting Access:
Anybody , Moderated


This community is a space for people to organize, discuss, post information, and ask questions about the upcoming Grassroots Animal Rights Conference from Thurs. March 31st - Sun. April 3rd, 2005 at the the Holyrood Church at 179th Street and Fort Washington in Manhattan.

THE PURPOSE OF GARC:

Building a conference that will empower, organize, and motivate the grassroots.

These are GARC's guiding principles. They are incorporated in making every major decision for the conference:

- Empower the grassroots
- Promote discussion and skill sharing
- Be affordable, accessible, and inclusive
- Challenge oppression WITHIN the animal rights movement
- Have an open and participatory structure
- Develop a broader analysis of the social and economic context of animal oppression
- Promote abolition, not reform
- Support Cross-movement Alliances

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