VOTE for Engineers Without Border’s Video to be Aired on PBS!

Columbia University Engineers Without Border’s Ghana Program recently submitted a video to be a part of a special called “Planet Forward” that will be aired on PBS. The first round of voting ended the 11th, and during this round we received more than 300 votes. Now it is the second round and we are officially nominees to be a part of the TV special. Voting for this ends February 18th, and we need as much help as we can get!

It will only take a few seconds: All you have to do is follow this link, http://planetforward.org/idea/implementing-sustainable-sanitation-and-water-management-in-ghana and if you like what we do, then create an account and click on the vote button!

We are really excited to about this, and if you know of anyone else that would be interested in helping us and our mission please forward this on to them.

For more information about CU-EWB, please visit: http://www.cuewb.org
or email ccl2140@columbia.edu
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Power Shift 2011 Registration!

Registration is open for Power Shift 2011!  If you might be interested, please enter your information here or send an e-mail to columbia.powershift@gmail.com.  We also have a facebook group so you can RSVP and see who else is going!

Official registration is right now at a discount of $50 until February 13th.  We are currently working on raising funds to reimburse registration and trip expenses.  So register ASAP!

If you wish to play a larger role in coordinating, please contact us at the e-mail address above.

Power Shift 2011 is our opportunity to come together and define the way forward for our movement. Together we’ll celebrate our grassroots success stories, hear from movement leaders, and learn from and train each other to launch new campaigns. We’ll take bold action to set the tone in Washington and show them what true leadership looks like. If it’s anything like years past, Power Shift 2011 in April is bound to be historic.
Now more than ever, we need Power Shift 2011. Big Oil and dirty energy corporations continue to pollute our politics and devastate the health of our communities, but with grassroots people power we’re fighting back.
To meet today’s challenges we know we’ll need a diversity of tactics and approaches, and we’ll bring them all together at Power Shift 2011. We’ll stand up to Big Oil by bringing together innovative solutions from across the country and work with each other on community-led initiatives to create the clean and just energy economy we’re demanding. It’s time for our elected officials in Washington, DC to hear our demands and follow our lead.

Power Shift 2011 is being built from the ground up with your creativity. With the help of a Steering Committee, Working Groups, our partners, and you, we’ll have all of the top leaders of the movement involved.