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LA Green Festival: Updates & Next Meeting Aug. 25

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  • Lee Siu Hin
    LA Green Festival: Updates & Next Meeting Aug. 25 Dear all: Greeting from Shanghai, China! Middle of my China-U.S. Solidarity Working Trip! We ll be exhibit at
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 23, 2011
    LA Green Festival: Updates & Next Meeting Aug. 25

    Dear all:

    Greeting from Shanghai, China! Middle of my China-U.S. Solidarity Working Trip!

    We'll be exhibit at the upcoming very exciting Los Angeles Green Festival at October 29-30, 2011.(http://www.greenfestivals.org)

    Our network: Action LA Network and National Immigrant Solidarity Network has reserved a table for the event and applying speaking schedule on immigrant rights, labor rights and tech activism.

    I would like to invite you to table at our booth and propose a speaking topic for the event, please send me e-mail: info@... or ActivistWeb@...

    LA Green Festival Committee will be organizing a planning meeting at Thursday August 25th 7-9 PM, if you would like to attend, please RSVP: info@..., ActivistWeb@..., laurie@...

    Thursday, August 25
    7-9 pm
    Meeting location: Los Feliz district
    RSVP: info@..., ActivistWeb@..., laurie@...

    In solidarity!

    Lee Siu Hin
    National Coordinator
    National Immigrant Solidarity Network     
    Action LA Network         http://www.ActionLA.org
    Peace NO War Network         http://www.PeaceNOWar.net
    Activist Video Service            http://www.ActivistVideo.org


    From: Laurie Kaufman <laurie@...>
    To: Laurie Kaufman <laurie@...>
    Sent: Sat, Aug 6, 2011 12:35 pm
    Subject: Green Festival: Updates & Next Meeting Aug. 25 for Mass Transit & Marketing

    Greetings Los Angeles Host Committee,

    Thanks to everyone who turned out for our recent meeting at Akasha restaurant in Culver City! For those of you who couldn't join us, I introduced our new Regional Marketing Director Daniela Meltzer and we received some great ideas for programming and promotions. Daniela sits on the board of Amazon Watch and is a native Angeleno as well a Colombian-American. We're very excited to have her direct our Los Angeles Green Festival marketing efforts!

    Several people requested that I send an email to share with friends, colleagues and your extended community so they can learn about the Green Festival and discover how they'd like to get involved. This involvement includes exhibitors, helping with outreach, speaking on a panel, volunteering, becoming a nonprofit ally and attending the festival itself. 

    Attached please find a document to read and share with others. There's a lot of information as well as ways to get in touch with our team. I'm attaching a PDF as well as a Word document so you can add a personal introduction if you want. Please let me know if you have any questions!


    Our next meeting will focus on two areas: Mass Transit (to determine how to make it easier for low-income or car-free folks to get to the Convention Center) and Marketing (it's time to build our street teams!).

    Thursday, August 25
    7-9 pm

    Los Feliz district

    - Mark your calendars for a Host Committee meeting on Monday, September 12 when we'll be joined by Green America's Division Director Denise Hamler, visiting from Washington DC. Details to come....

    Lastly, big thanks to Akasha and her team for a wonderful meeting space and refreshments last Saturday! And thanks to all of you for joining the cause and helping make Green Festival possible. It is a pleasure getting to know you all!

    In service,

    Laurie Kaufman
    L.A. Regional Director, Green Festivals

    Join us at these fabulous events in 2011!
    Los Angeles Green Festival, October 29+30
    San Francisco Green Festival, November 12+13

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