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Circle of Protection: Bent Mountain
Sunday, September 22, 2019, 02:00pm
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Starting mid-afternoon Sunday, September 22, 2019 water protectors from Virginia, North Carolina and West Virginia pipeline resistors gather on Bent Mountain for a potluck supper, a SUN SiNG & Local Friends Concert, and optional overnight camping. We will share stories, interfaith prayers and strategy. We will sing, dance, grieve, learn and make art for the following day.

2 pm: Registration Begins. 

3 pm: Opening Prayer: Pre supper workshops begin.  3-4:30

          Mama Bear Direct Action Story Share

          Ties That Bind

          Art Build

          Song Workshop

5 pm: Blessing for the Meal & Pot Luck Supper

5:30 pm. Registration/Entry Gate Closes

6 pm: Plenary. Briefing for Next Day: full group.  Ending with Prayer

7 pm: SUN SiNG** & Local Friends Concert (three keynote speakers within this (Steven:NC. Becky: W VA. Terry’s: VA.  Earth 

         Grief Ceremony near end and before finale “water is life”)

9 pm: Small group strategy campfires.

10:30 pm:  Rest


Transportation will be provided free of charge for activists in the Poor People’s Campaign from the Richmond and Northern Virginia areas. Space availability is limited, first-come first-served. To sign up for transportation, click here.


Location Bent Mountain

Richmond Hearing 9-26-2018

Worker Solidarity

Contact Us at virginia@poorpeoplescampaign.org