Roll up your sleeves and "Get Down and Dirty" with Oakland October 10th at Laney College for the Global Work Party. Get involved with your local climate solutions by revitalizing the community garden, engaging in skills building workshops, and live performances for Oakland's top hip hop talent!
Fed up with all the hot air around climate change? Then roll up your sleeves and get down and dirty Oakland-style, with hundreds of your friends and neighbors this October 10 at Laney College!
We'll revitalize Laney College's community garden, offer skills-building workshops, pass the mic to dynamic speakers, and bring together local leaders for climate justice. Help support Oakland's climate action plan by building community access to healthy, affordable food! We'll also kick off a statewide Clean Energy Tour featuring some of Oakland's top hip hop talent, while educating folks about the threat to our communities from Prop 23.
Sponsored by the Oakland Climate Action Coalition, Bay Localize, Ella Baker Center, and CommuniTree, this will be an anchor event among dozens of gatherings happening around the Bay Area as part of 350.org's "Global Work Party" on 10.10.10. Get involved with local climate solutions!
This event is FREE and open to the public. Yummy local food also available.
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Join us for the Bay Area's biggest day of climate action ever!
SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES:
• Noon-1 pm: Opening Ceremony
- Mayoral and City Council Candidates
- Community Leaders
- Local Celebrities
- Hip Hop Concert Preview Performance
• 1-4 pm: Garden Work Party, Workshops, and Music
- Community Gardening
- Workshops on Urban Gardening, Aquaponics, Oakland's Energy and Climate Action Plan, Prop 23, Resilience Districts, and More!
- Local DJs
• 4-5 pm: Clean Energy Tour Kickoff Concert
- Hip Hop Performances TBA
Event Website: http://action.ellabakercenter.org/site/Calendar?view=Detail&id=100241
Event Host: Oakland Climate Action Coalition, Bay Localize, Ella Baker Center, and CommuniTree
Added to the calendar on Thursday Sep 2nd, 2010 11:07 AM