Empowering Democracy: Challenging Corporate Power Conference

April 13-15 2002 New York City

Applications are NOW online at:


The deadline to apply is Monday March 25!

The second annual skills training for corporate campaigners, a project of the Corporate Campaign Working Group* -- environmental, human rights and labor organizations working together to challenge corporate power and demand accountability.

From Enron to Exxon, Dow to Dupont, Citigroup to Chevron, corporations are growing more powerful than governments, violating human rights, decimating our environment, and destroying cultures worldwide. Join the nation's most successful corporate campaigners in a three day conference and skills share on how to run and win corporate campaigns!

Invited Speakers include:

Susan Sarandon

Michael Moore

Amy Goodman, Democracy Now

Randy Hayes, Rainforest Action Network

Florence Robinson, Community Activist

and more ...

Skills trainings in:

Researching Corporations

Influencing a Corporate Board

Shareholder Activism

Grassroots Power

Direct Action

Legal Tools to Take on Corporations

Corporate Citizenship

Culture Jamming



...and more...

To apply, or for more information, check www.empoweringdemocracy.org which will be updated regularly. Some scholarships may be available. Apply fast -- limited spaces are available!

* The Corporate Campaign Working Group is a coalition of Campaign ExxonMobil, Texas SEED Coalition, Co-op America, Rainforest Action Network, Power Shift, Free the Planet!, CorpWatch, Global Exchange, INFACT, STARC, US Public Interest Research Group, Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment, ACERCA, Interfaith Council on Corporate Responsibility, Corporate Campaign, Inc., Healthcare Without Harm, POCLAD, CERES, ForestEthics, AFL-CIO, Friends of the Earth, and others.

AMP Section Name:Human Rights
  • 183 Environment
  • 184 Labor

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