Nicole Cairns

Organization: Online Deputy Director, Power Shift
Location: Washington, DC

Nicole Cairns's Posts

We're the Ones We've Been Waiting For

Day in and day out the energy at Power Shift HQ is growing. Deadlines are coming and going faster than we can imagine and, every time we look up, another day has come to an end and we're one step closer to Power Shift 2011. Each and every one of us is reeling with excitement about what's about to happen in just 21 days as we take part in the largest environmental organizing training in history.

It's amazing to see that this energy isn't just in our offices. Power Shift attendees are finding incredibly creative ways to share their stories, take action in their communities, and… to simply get here.

At last weekend's regional training events in the Northeast and California, organizers shared their stories about how they got involved in environmental activism.

We Are Power Shift -- Attendee Blog Roundup

If you haven't noticed, we have two blogs on the Power Shift website.

The main blog (you're reading it!) is for Power Shift staff to update you on the latest conference updates, environmental news, and post guest blogs from our partners on the ground. Our other blog - We Are Power Shift - is written by you, the Power Shift attendee.

Over the past few weeks, we've gotten some really great blog posts written by Power Shift 2011 attendees. Here are just a FEW highlights from the attendee blog:

Prepping for Power Shift

Can you believe Power Shift is just 23 days away? We can't either! You're probably starting to think about what you to pack, what you're going to talk about, and what kinds of things you'll be doing at Power Shift. The students from Middlebury College put together this helpful, and hilarious, video of what you should bring to Power Shift: