We’re planning a big weekend of action and training to stop the fracking industry. Trainings will be offered July 27th and 28th before the event. Training topics range from Non-Violent Direct Action to Group Dynamics, and basic to advanced Hydraulic Fracturing and Injection Well information. Check below for more details.
The main event is on July 29th, when we will hold a people’s assembly to support a ban on injection wells and stand up to protect Ohio from the oil & gas industry. We’re just confirming the details for the action – here’s what you need to know:
If you are participating in the Interfaith Service and can not attend the trainings, there is a run-through beginning at 11am at Courthouse Square on Monday that you must attend.
WHAT: Don’t Frack Ohio Rally and People’s Assembly
WHERE: Courthouse Square, Warren, Ohio
WHEN: Rally begins at 1:00 PM at the Square, including an interfaith service.
WHO: The Ohio anti-fracking movement joined by allies from across the country
Bill McKibben – Author and Co-Founder of 350.org
Teresa Mills – Center for Health, Environment, and Justice
Donna Carver – former Medical Professional, and Morrow County P.O.W.E.R. (Protecting Our Water and Environmental Resources)
Gwen Fischer – Resident of Portage County and Representative of Concerned Citizens Ohio
Susie Beiersdorfer and John Williams – Youngstown Residents, Members of Frack Free Mahoning
Madeline ffitch – Athens Resident, Member of Appalachia Resist!
Tish O’Dell – CELDEF and resident of Broadview Heights
Rev. Monica Beasley-Martin – Defenders of the Earth
Strategy Sessions Schedule:.
We will be holding three days of training and strategy sessions from the 27th to the 28th at the First Congregational Church of Ravenna; Ravenna, Ohio. Here’s what we have planned: Check “Strategy Sessions” Page for a full list of trainings..