Vote at Pepsi Refesh Project to Help Send Students to Power Shift 2011!

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This April first through fourth, thousands of youth will gather in the shadows of RFK Stadium, Washington DC creating their own “tent city” for the Energy Action Coalition’s Power Shift 2011. Instead of meeting at a conference center, this year’s event will build its own convergence space using massive tents and creativity. Like Power Shift convergences of the past, Power Shift 2011 will allow student leaders to come together to support new campaigns, train one-another, and bolster local community and campus projects.  Because young people are currently leading the way to a clean energy economy, Power Shift 2011 represents our generation’s opportunity to come together to develop shared vision, strategy, and ultimately determine the future of the movement.


To ensure Power Shift 2011 is empowering and inclusive, the Energy Action Coalition has entered the “Pepsi Refresh Project,” a project that gives away millions to fund great ideas with positive impacts.  If Power Shift 2011 is one of the top ten most voted for projects at the end of this month, the Energy Action Coalition will receive $50,000 to use towards travel scholarships, travel accommodations, and fee waivers for students who would otherwise not be able to attend the conference.

Please vote using all 3 methods each and every day. You can vote 3 times a day if you use all 3 methods: Facebook Account, Email Account, and Text Message. As of today 1/6/11, we’re ranked as number 1! Please help us keep it that way for the rest of the month!

(1)   Go to the Pepsi Refresh Project website. Click the grey “Vote for this Idea” button. Log in using your email address. Enter your information into the prompt and click done.

(2)   Got to the Pepsi Refresh Project Website.  Click the grey “Vote for this Idea” button.  Log in using your Facebook account. Allow Pepsi Refresh Project to access your Facebook information. It will automatically count your vote.

(3)   Text 104506 to 73774 to vote for Power Shift 2011. Saving the number in your phone makes it super easy to vote this way each day.

Please vote 3 times daily and help make Power Shift 2011 a life-changing experience for thousands of young people and a turning point in how we use clean renewable energy to power our country. With a growing movement using a diversity of approaches, this year’s convergence promises to be the most powerful and exciting yet!