For the past six years strong local communities have been tirelessly resisting fracking, supported by environmental and social justice organisations.
Together we have prevented the take-off of fracking across England, won suspensions of fracking in Scotland, Wales, and Ireland, and supported struggles against fracking around the world.
As the fight against fracking intensifies, it is more important than ever to make space for people in our movement to share experiences, skills, stories to stop this planet-wrecking industry.
Join us in Leeds on Saturday 28th October for a free gathering and training day for community groups, national anti-fracking groups and activists. Expect workshops, inspirational speakers, and updates from the fracking frontlines.
Last year, Friends of the Earth, together with Frack Free Greater Manchester, organised United Against Fracking in Manchester – a day of training and networking for anti-fracking communities. This year, United Against Fracking returns with Frack Free Leeds, and we will build on the experience of last year’s event as well as the latest developments in the fight against fracking.
Sessions throughout the day will cover topics such as:
– Media training
– Fighting fracking through the planning system
– Designing creative actions
– Brainstorm – National strategy against fracking
– Avoiding burnout
– Taking on Ineos
– Learning from experiences of Northern Ireland, Scotland, and beyond
– And many more!
There will be speakers coming from all parts of the UK and beyond to share their knowledge and their experiences, giving the opportunity to learn from each successes in stopping fracking from across the world, struggle, and to share solidarity with each other.
There will also be lots of space for more informal networking, for updates from anti-fracking battlegrounds in the UK, and for sharing your story, your experience, your skills. This is a chance to enhance your skills, but also to build and strengthen links between anti-fracking struggles. Because we are stronger together, and we can stop this industry.
Register for your free ticket here and join us for the day.
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/125308861457501/
Fracking and Coal Intern
Friends of the Earth
020 7566 1648 – 07784 633 772