Renew & Reform Your Rural Electric Co-op: Training & Strategy Workshop | Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Renew & Reform Your Rural Electric Co-op: Training & Strategy Workshop

Join KFTC for a day long training and strategy workshop to learn how to bring clean energy and openness and democracy to your rural electric cooperative. The day will be spent in information sessions and small groups. Attendees will leave the day with a training booklet and a CD of valuable materials for getting started in renewing and reforming your co-op. The day will conclude with staff-led strategy sessions, helping participants form small, organized groups for taking action after the training. Lunch will be provided.

Join us for a day of training on rural electric cooperative reform,
including a workshop on developing community organizing strategies. 
Learn how to work toward clean, affordable energy, openness,
and democracy to your rural electric co-op! 

Free and Open to KFTC members and friends
Pre-registration is appreciated. Fill out the form at the bottom of this page to register.
The schedule below will be updated as the day's agenda is finalized.

If you have questions or want more information, please contact [email protected] or (606) 276-9933.


Schedule for the Day

Registration - 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Morning Sessions - 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Introduction to KFTC's Renew East Kentucky Campaign KFTC Staff
History of Electric Co-op Reform Abby Spinak, MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Lessons from the Field: Reforming Kentucky's Rural Electric Co-ops KFTC members from throughout the state

Lunch - 12:30 p.m.

Short Films on Co-ops & Co-op Reform  

Afternoon Session - 1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

What can you do to renew & reform your co-op? KFTC members & staff
Community Organizing Strategies for Co-op Reform KFTC staff

Strategy Session - 3:15 - 4:30 p.m.

Developing a Local Team & Strategies Workshop participants

Adjourn - 4:30 p.m.

April 28, 2012 - 10:30am to 4:30pm
Event Organizer: 
Sara Pennington
Contact Email: 
(606) 276-9933
Event Venue: 
Alliance Bank meeting room
Event Location: 
695 Bullion Blvd
Winchester, KY