27th – 29th July 2018 – First round of applications by 16th of Feb
A fully funded 3 day youth training programme on all aspects of campaigning work, focusing on the nuclear disarmament movement. Learn all you need to know about nuclear weapons, communication tactics, lobbying activities, grassroots empowerment, legislative change, online engagement, fundraising tools and much more. Applicants should be between 18 and 30 years old and should reside in Scotland
- Plenary sessions and building skills group lessons on a variety of campaigning topics;
- “InspYre” social evening on Saturday 28th of July with entertaining & experience sharing (open to non academy participants);
- Action Field Trip on Sunday 29th of July to discover more about the Faslane Nuclear Base & Faslane Peace Camp (strictly educational – no direct action involved).
- Speaker from 2017 Nobel Peace Prize Winner – ICAN
Please note. The event is taking place in Glasgow and is for over 18’s only (at the time of the event). Peace Education Scotland is covering accommodation, food, training and transport costs during the academy. We can cover up to £10/person transport to get to Glasgow, but participants from farther away may need to top it up to get there. Please keep your travel receipts. If selected, you will be requested to pay a fully refundable deposit of £20. This is to avoid no-shows. Cancellations will be possible if sufficient time is allowed or/and a substitute participant is found.
Accommodation: SYHA Glasgow Youth Hostel, 7-8 Park Terrace, Glasgow, G3 6BY
Day venue: Uni of Strathclyde Students’ Association, 90 John Street, Glasgow, G1 1JH, Vertigo Rooms (level 8)
We can accept up to 100 participants with accommodation needs. An additional number of 20 participants can be considered if they have accommodation arrangements elsewhere in Glasgow (family/friends).We are looking for volunteers to help with this event. Please get in touch.
- Please fill in Application form Generation Y Peace Campaigning Academy and send it to info at peaceeducationscotland.org. First round of applications is by Friday 16th of February 2018. If you need any assistance do not hesitate to contact us. Applicants should be between 18 and 30 years old and should reside in Scotland..
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- Help us spread the word out. enclosed there is a poster peace academy A4 that you can print and distribute or display in your college, university, church, local pub or local community hall. We can send hard copies from the office.
Facebook event is here. Please invite friends and family or share it on the pages/groups you manage.
- If you would like to apply for a place in the July 2018 Peace Academy, volunteer with us or have other comments or requests for information, please get in touch via:
Peace Education Scotland,
c/o Scottish Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament,
77 Southpark Avenue, Glasgow G12 8LE, Scotland, UK.
Phone: +44 (0)141 357 1529…