The Movement School is a program in which young people who want to radically remake society for the better:
Program structure: Movement School will be a summer, semester, or year long program with a planned start date of Monday, June 14th, 2021 through Sunday, August 15th. The Movement School cohort will:
Work on self-selected projects: Participants will be continuing involvement in current projects, designing their own projects, and/or joining existing projects of the Overstory Alliance, Cooperation Northfield, and other groups. Potential projects could involve:
- Direct action and movement- building against the Line 3 pipeline in so-called Minnesota
- Help grow the cooperative economy in Northfield (compost or a permaculture chicken farm)
- Laying the groundwork for democratically-owned renewable energy infrastructure in Minnesota
- Youth organizing and radical education
- Workplace/union organizing
Costs and Participation: Movement School is a free but unpaid program. Costs of living during the program, like food and transportation, will be covered.
Program Facilitation: This program will be run as a partnership between the Overstory Alliance and Cooperation Northfield. This collaboration will amplify the capacity and perspectives of both groups.