Feb
21
5:30 PM17:30

Fairbanks Peoples' Hearing: Protect Alaska Oceans

Join us at the Noel Wien Public Library to submit public testimony for our shared opposition to the expansion of offshore drilling in Alaskan's oceans. The current offshore drilling proposal will continue Alaska on an unsustainable economic and ecologic path if developed. We must raise our voices to ensure this exploration and development does not occur in our waters. There will be a stenographer present to take down your written or spoken comments.

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Mar
24
10:00 AM10:00

Decolonize Your Mind: Untangle History - Building Liberation

Save the date for a Native Movement/FCAC training focused on decolonization, details to follow!! 
In the mean time, this is how we define decolonization: the conscious -- intelligent, calculated, & active – unlearning & resistance to the forces of colonization that perpetuate the subjugation and exploitation of minds, bodies, & lands. And it is engaged for the ultimate purpose of overturning the colonial structure & realizing Indigenous liberation. Training with Native Movement

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Feb
20
6:30 PM18:30

GVEA Board meeting

This is a public meeting of our local cooperatively owned electric utility company. We encourage residents to attend. Each meeting begins with public comment time and we encourage everyone to speak about the need for greater renewable energy (solar and wind) production. Join FCAC Renewable Energy working group members in attending this meeting. The meeting agenda can be found HERE.

758 Illinois St., Fairbanks - GVEA headquarters, meeting held in the Board Room. 

 

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Intersectional Feminism: The Work of White Folx
Jan
28
11:00 AM11:00

Intersectional Feminism: The Work of White Folx

Fairbanks Climate Action Coalition and the Hrrrl Scouts are hosting a webinar by a kick-ass group: Standing Up for Racial Justice - SURJ. Please join us for the webinar and then a group discussion. This webinar designed for feminists of all genders who experience white privilege. We will be at Bread Line Inc.507 Gaffney Rd, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701

This interactive workshop will explore:
-A brief overview of intersectional feminist analysis
-How to apply intersectional feminism to your organizing
-Body based tools for increasing resiliency and decreasing white fragility
-Exploring the relationship between whiteness and gender
-Taking an embodied approach to anti-racist leadership development. 
If you can't join us please check out the webinar here: www.facebook.com/events/2102743643287459/

We'll have a whole bunch of coffee and some snacks, but feel free to bring some snacks or non-alcoholic drinks to share! Snacks rule.

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Fairbanks Speak Out: Protect Alaska Oceans
Jan
23
5:30 PM17:30

Fairbanks Speak Out: Protect Alaska Oceans

Please join us at the Palace Theater (in Pioneer Park) to learn about the impacts of this proposal, hear the voices of those from coastal communities and other experts, and find ways to take action. 

President Trump’s Interior Department has proposed opening essentially the entirety of the U.S. continental shelf waters for oil & gas exploration, including almost all of Alaska’s coasts. This represents an unprecedented threat to coastal communities and Indigenous livelihoods, the environments they depend on, and our global climate as we far exceed safe levels of fossil fuel use. 

See the Facebook Event Here

This event is co-sponsored with Defend The Sacred AK, Native Movement, and the Northern Environmental Center

This event will take place at the Palace Theater in Pioneer Park, pictured below:

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