Saturday, November 9, 2013

The deadline for the Citizens' Clean Water Summit has been extended!!

Right now dozens of organizations from across the state and over 200 activists from Jacksonville to the Keys are going to be in Orlando NEXT SATURDAY the 16th. 

If you want to attend and haven't gotten your ticket yet, click below.

Florida NEEDS clean water! Purchase your ticket today!

The updated agenda is as follows:

Citizens’ Clean Water Summit
November 16, 2013 – 9 am to 5 pm
University of Central Florida 
Fairwinds Alumni Center
12676 Gemini Blvd North
Orlando, FL  32816

To bring together water quality advocates from across Florida in order to:
·         Build solidarity between the state’s independent regional water movements
·         Create a framework for continued collaboration and mobilization
·         Plan a progression of statewide direct action events

8:30 a.m.- 9:00 a.m.Registration, Sign In, Coffee/Tea
9:00 a.m.- 9:05 a.m.Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Workshops and Presentations
9:05 a.m.- 9:55 a.m.
Opening Plenary:
“All for One and One for All:  Our Collective Vision
for Water in Florida”
10:05 a.m.- 10:50 a.m.“How-to” Workshops:

·         Presence-Pressure:  Building Relationships with Legislators
·         Sewage, Manure and Fertilizer In Our Water:  Sources and                   Targets
·         Engaging Youth in the Movement
·         Messaging:  Challenges and Opportunities
·         Mobilization:  State and Local-Level Strategies
·         Put on a Press Event - Get Press Attention

11:00 a.m.- 11:45 a.m.
“Coordinating Our Efforts:  Creating a Framework for Collaboration”
11:45 a.m.- 12:15 p.m.Networking Lunch
12:25 p.m.– 1:10 p.m.Region-by-Region Workshops*:  Planning for Simultaneous Events
1:20 p.m.- 2:05 a.m.
“Prevention and Restoration:  Policy and Practice”
2:15 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.Region-by-Region Workshops*:  Planning for Tallahassee Rally
3:10 p.m.- 4:05 p.m.
“Where We Go From Here”
4:15 p.m.Rally
Regional Workshops: Northeast Florida, North Florida Springsheds, Central Florida, Indian River Lagoon, Southwest Florida,  
   South Florida & the Keys

The Citizens’ Clean Water Summit is a collaborative effort.
The list of organizations involved in planning, speaking and leading workshops includes:

Center for Earth Jurisprudence
Clean Water Action
Conservancy of Southwest Florida
Florida Coastal and Oceans Coalition
Florida Conservation Coalition
Florida Defenders of the Environment
Florida Wildlife Federation
Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute Inc.
IDEAS for Us
Indian Riverkeeper
League of Women Voters of Florida
Marine Cleanup Initiative Inc.
Marine Resources Council
Mother Ocean
Pelican Island Audubon Society
Putnam County Environmental Council Inc.
Reef Relief
River Kidz
Our Santa Fe River Inc.
Save the Manatee Club
Sierra Club
Silver Springs Alliance
St. Johns Riverkeeper
Suncoast Waterkeeper
Wakulla Springs Alliance