Participate in a program that will change your life

Information on the 2023 Encampment will be available soon!

take a deeper look at social justice issues • form an inclusive multicultural community • learn more about your own community and share with peers across the nation

fund multicultural democracy

Pesticide-Free Soil Project

Why the EFC is important to me

2022 Encampers and Staff

The Encampment is …

a summer experience to live what you learn, make friends from across the nation, and expand your worldview.
year-round opportunities for leadership development, building community, and learning.
a nationwide network of committed alumni and partners, working for social justice in their home communities.

News & Events

The 2022 Encampment – Week Two: How Did We Get Here?

The 2022 Encampment – Week Two: How Did We Get Here?

The 2022 Encampment continued with the question: “How did we get here?” Encampers explored historical and current issues of land, migration and exploitation of labor and the power of working together for change.

The 2022 Encampment – Week One: Forming a Social Justice Community

The 2022 Encampment – Week One: Forming a Social Justice Community

In the first week of the 2022 Encampment, Encampers started forming their community, sharing their cultures, exploring the surrounding community cultures and learning about the history of resistance to social injustice. As always in the EFC approach, we ask questions and emphasize the importance of asking questions in the leadership process.

Voices of Justice – The 2022 InterGen

Voices of Justice – The 2022 InterGen

Meet the 2022 Encampers & staff live at Cal Lutheran University. They will be joined on Saturday and Sunday with guest speakers in two panels.

Alum Network

Connect!

Are you an Encampment Alum? Reach out to old friends and make new ones »

Interview with Eleyna Fugman — Building Relationships Across Class and Race

Encampment: 1991 CA
Residence at time of Encampment:
Covelo, CA
Lives in: Portland, OR.

A Group of People as a Source of Power – Interview with Bernice Hightower

Encampment: 2018 Mississippi & 2019 Ventura County
Residence at time of Encampment:
Newark, NJ
Lives in: Washington, D.C.

EFC Archives

Items such as the above, as well as photographs, publications and other ephemera, have been archived.

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