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5.23.2010

apply for the summer activist training

Attention activists! The Summer Activist Training (SAT) is looking for a few good recruits. Founded in 1993, the SAT provides young APAs an opportunity to learn valuable skills in community organizing and direct action campaigns.

The program brings together like-minded folks to help create a community of young activists and organizers, many of whom go onto work in various community-based organizations and unions. This year's training will take place July 8-11 in Los Angeles. Here's some more info:
Summer Activist Training - July 2010

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL THIS FRIDAY MAY 28TH AT 3PM!! APPLY NOW!!

Visit our website to download our application and find out more: www.summeractivisttraining.org

The annual Summer Activist Training program (SAT) seeks your help to identify and recruit candidates for this year’s training. SAT was founded in 1993 to provide young Asian Pacific Islander Americans an opportunity to learn valuable skills in community organizing and direct action campaigns. This program brings together like-minded APIAs to help create a community of young activists and organizers, many of whom go onto work in various community-based organizations and unions. This year's training will take place July 8-11, 2010. If you know of young Asian Pacific Islanders with an interest in community organizing and social justice, who plan to be in the LA area or can make a trip of it, please encourage them to apply!

Summer Activist Training (sat) has been working with young leaders for years to build solidarity and equip them with information and the know-how to further their work toward positive social change and justice. The sponsoring organizations seek to build a network of young organizers and activists in the greater Asian and Pacific Islander community with skills in outreach, organizing, and direct-action campaigns.

Now in its 17th year, SAT provides an introduction to a wide range of experience in mobilizing people, coalition-building, raising public awareness, and addressing issues impacting oppressed and disempowered communities. sat and graduates of the program continue to make a mark on the APIA community; many alumni have gone on to work in various community-based organizations and unions. We hope you will help us recruit the next generation of APIA movement leaders.

The program includes meals and lodging for the 4 days and 3nights of the training and promises an opportunity to meet and network other young activists, and a chance to develop better relationships with APIA organizations in the Los Angeles area.

Feel free to forward the application along to any students, clubs, organizations or others who might be interested.
This sounds like an amazing opportunity for young activists looking to for further skills and resources to make an impact in their communities. The application deadline has been extended to Friday, May 28. For more information, visit the Summer Activist Training website here and the Facebook page here.