An Evening with Michele “Shelly” Vendiola – August 29, 2010 5 pm


Join Raven and his guest Michele “Shelly” Vendiola.

Ms. Vendiola has been a mediator, educator and community activist going on 20 years. She works as a consultant for local and national organizations and community groups that work for environmental, economic and social justice including the Swinomish Climate Change Initiative – organizing the Climate Change Education & Awareness Group (CCEAG). Formerly the Campaign Director for …the Indigenous Environmental Network she continues to work in collaboration with IEN advocating environmental justice initiatives for tribes in the Pacific Northwest region. She serves on the board of the Progressive Technologies Project, a national non-profit whose mission is to raise the level of technical resources available to grassroots organizations and groups. Shelly provides training and technical assistance to the Lummi CEDAR Project, a community-based non-profit that provides youth leadership programs for the Lummi tribal community. Ms. Vendiola received formal mediation training from the San Francisco Community Boards Program and the Indian Dispute Resolution Services, Inc., where she also produced and led dispute resolution and peacemaking programs and events. She continues to provide conflict resolution training and facilitation with her mother and cadre of trainers for tribal communities, organizatons and agency programs throughout the country. Shelly has a M.Ed. in Adult & Higher Education and practices popular education methodology within all aspects of her work as an educator, activist, and community organizer. Michele “Shelly” Vendiola Communications Facilitator Swinomish Climate Change Initiative Co-founder Community Alliance & Peacemaking Project Consultant/Mediator Phone: 360-421-4321 Website:

DATE: Sunday August 29th, 2010

Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Location: KAOS 89.3 FM

KAOS is a non-commercial, community radio station broadcasting at 89.3 FM in the South Sound area of Washington state. The station is located on The Evergreen State College campus, in Olympia City/Town: Olympia, WA

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