The maximum cost per person for the conference itself will be $150 for the
days, including meals. However, we have a $20,000 grant proposal into the
Foundation in the Ukraine which may reduce the price to practically
We will definitely get a grant from the Edwards Foundation to support the
Family School itself so that they are in a strong position to hold the
We know that groups will be going from the United States, England, Israel,
Russia, Hungary, and Austria. The school says that they can house and feed
200 people. All participants can stay at the school in sleeping bags.
will include workshops, democratic meetings, field trips to the
Estate, a baroque park, basketball, table tennis, crafts demonstrations,
songs by Stork students, etc.
We have some tentative arrangements for discount flying, from the United
States and Europe, but frankly I am getting quite nervous because space
flights is filling up fast and I still have not heard from enough people.
working on this since last year's IDEC and it has been quite difficult.
Barkoni from Hadera is also working hard and will fax those not on e mail.
price from the USA is usually over $1000 round trip, but we havagency
which can do it for $675. And Albert Lamb found a carrier which can do
it for about 260 pounds from London.
The Stork School has 230 students from age 3-16. The children aged 3-8 are
Montessori program with no formal classes. They are struggling to survive,
withthe government now charging high taxes on their tuition. We feel that
by havingthe conference there we are helping to support them. By the way,
there is no
radiation problem in Vinnitsa. Chernobyl was north of Kiev, and the
blew north. Vinnitsa is 200 kilometers south of Kie.
I would like everyone to please respond to this, even if only to say that
your school can definitely not participate. And thank you to those who
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