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THURSDAY, JUNE 02, 2011
THE BLOG OF THE RAINFOREST ACTION NETWORK

Northwest Coal Summit in Seattle, WA; June 24-27

Coal PortCoal is the topic on everyone's minds. Greenpeace are taking over smokestacks in Chicago. People are marching on Blair Mountain. And Rainforest Action Network has no end in sight for its efforts to stop Wall Street's bankrolling of Big Coal. Coal exports are the new fight brewing in the Pacific Northwest and Rainforest Action Network is joining a broad coalition of local, regional, national and international groups fighting to stop coal exports. Join RAN's Northwest Coal Summit on June 24-27. Apply Here: RAN.org/NWCoalSummit Rainforest Action Network is teaming up with several allies to organize the Northwest Coal Summit in Seattle, WA in order to educate, organize and mobilize residents about coal finance, coal extraction, coal exports, coal combustion and climate change. We'll have workshops on coal and climate change, as well as skillshares to use in campaigning and organizing. The weekend will include workshops, skillshares, networking, keynote speakers and, of course, action (it's our middle name)! Apply today using the form below. Deadline for applications is June 8th. WHAT: Northwest Coal Summit WHERE: Seattle University, Seattle, WA WHEN: Friday, June 24th at 6pm to Monday, June 27th at 2pm CONTACT: sparkin@ran.org; 415-398-4404

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