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Title: GROWING A JUST SF: Tales of Success from Environmental, Food & Social Movements
START DATE: Sunday June 29
TIME: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location Details:
SF Public Library Park Branch Community Room
1833 Page Street, SF 94117 (btw Shrader & Cole)
Event Type: Panel Discussion
Fresh from the front line of the successful farmer led ban on GMOs in two rural counties of Oregon, Magaleno Rose-Avila* will be a featured speaker at a community discussion. Through a lifetime of service to United Farm Workers Union, Peace Corp, Amnesty Int and Cesar E Chavez Foundation, "Leno" has seen the power of organizing and will share his story.

Food sovereignty, protecting the rights of nature and respecting the dignity of our community members, are just a few examples the PEOPLE POWERED initiatives gaining traction through grassroots activism.

LOCAL JUSTICE LEADERS will join Leno in sharing their victories and insights for real change. Join us. Get to know your allies and help grow a more just Bay Area.

Armando Nieto, Community Food and Justice Coalition
Pamm Larry, Label GMOs
Tia Lebherz, Food & Water Watch
Jose Lopez , Communites for Better Environment
Quanah Parker Brightman, United Native Americans

When: Sunday June 29, 2:30-4:30
Where: SF Public Library Park Branch Community Room
1833 Page Street, SF 94117 (btw Shrader & Cole)
Who: All are welcome, community members, Activists, Justice Organizers

Directions: http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=0100001701
Parking lot: ABC Parking, 801 Stanyan St, SF 94117
Free event, donations appreciated.
Wheelchair access available.

*http://www.magdaleno.org/about

Organized by Label GMOs SF
http://www.labelgmos.org
fb: http://www.facebook.com/LabelGMOsSF

Questions: please message FB page above



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