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2014 PeaceJam New England Spring Conference with Oscar Arias!


Come and share a weekend with Nobel Peace Laureate Oscar Arias, and hundreds of motivated and engaged youth from all over New England who are making a difference in the world through their commitment to taking action!

If you live in New England (or elsewhere) and work with Youth that share PeaceJam's passion for action and social change, we invite you to come with your group to this year's PeaceJam New England youth conference!

This years conference is built around the themes of
Protecting the Earth's Environment and True Human Security.

Oscar Arias will share his passion for the protection of human rights, the importance of facing down poverty and assuring true human security for all! The weekend will also contain workshops and service projects surrounding our themes, giving participants tools, strategies, and inspiration to go out and be the change they want to see in the world.
When: March 15th -16th 2014. Public talk at 3pm on March 14th!
Where: University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.
Why: Because Change Starts Here!


Participation fee: $130/youth or adult participant registering by 2/28/2014*

$150 for Late registrations (3/1/2014 or later)*

Registration includes:
- 3 to 4 Meals (Lunch and Dinner on Saturday, Lunch on Sunday, with an option for breakfast on Sunday morning if you aren't going to eat at your hotel.)
- Conference T-Shirt!
- Access to all Conference Programming!

Housing is not included, but special PeaceJam Discounted rates are available at:
• Please let all Hotels know that you are with the PeaceJam Conference Group before any other information, and that you have been told about the discounted prices listed below.
Nathan Hale Inn (Preferred Hotel) On the UCONN Campus! Phone: 860-427-7888, Hotel Website
30 rooms at $119/night ($136.85/night including tax)
• Holiday Inn Express at Exit 64 off Rt. 84, Phone 860-648-2000, ask for Lindsey (15 minutes from campus) 20 king size rooms, 5 doubles, all at
$98/night
• Best Western Regent Inn, 123 Storrs Rd., Mansfield Center, CT, Phone 860-423-8451 (6 miles from campus) Several rooms, at $87.50/night ($100.60 including tax).


The Conference Will Include
- Student sessions with Oscar Arias on both Saturday and Sunday.
- Small group workshops on topics such as Activism as Service, Opposing Human Trafficing, and Peace Building.
- Sharing of youth group service projects.
- Everyone will participate in service projects that touch both the immediate community surrounding our conference, and out into the larger world.

TO REGISTER:

We have an Online Registration process, and it is in 3 easy steps.

Step 1: Fill out the appropriate registration form:


- Youth Registration Form
- Adult Registration Form

Step 2: Payment Method

- Pay By Credit Card (preferred):Pay online here!
- Pay by Check: Make Checks Payable to PeaceJam Foundation, and mail to:

PeaceJam New England
13 Old South Street
Suite 2E
Northampton, MA
01060


Step 3: Final Forms

Each participant MUST fill out all appropriate forms and send them to one of the addresses below.
- Adult Advisor Release Form
- Adult Advisor Registration Tracking Form
- Youth Release Forms


Forms MUST be filled out and sent to:
peacejam.new.england@gmail.com

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PeaceJam New England
13 Old South Street
Suite 2E
Northampton, MA
01060
Event Type:PJ Conference
Start Time:Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 8:30 AM
End Time:Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 4:30 PM
Location:Laurel Hall 2110 Hillside Road
Storrs, Connecticut
United States
06269
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