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United Nations Women's event: "Celebrating Women's Leadership in Sustainable Dev
Date Sunday June 05
Time 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location Details
Save the Date!
Celebrating Women’s Leadership in Sustainable Development

A United Nations World Environment Day 2005 Event
Convened by the Women’s Global Green Action Network and Local Partners

Come listen to inspiring speakers, & musicians!

The June 5th Women’s event will highlight the central role women play in promoting sustainable development and articulating the need for environmental stewardship.

Learn about local initiatives in the Bay Area, & hear the stories of grassroots environmental women leaders working tirelessly for positive change around the world...

When: Sunday June 5th, 2005
1-2 p.m. Meet Local Grassroots Organizations, hear stories of women leaders around the world
2-5 p.m. Celebration: Music & Speakers
$15 (Sliding Scale) at the door.
Fort Mason Festival Pavilion, San Francisco, CA
Marina Boulevard & Buchanan Street, in the Marina district. (Adjacent to the Green Building Expo & Environmental Art Show) Public Transportation is highly encouraged. Parking will be limited.
For directions see: http://www.fortmason.org/directions/index.shtml
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorMelinda Kramer
Save the Date!
Celebrating Women’s Leadership in Sustainable Development

A United Nations World Environment Day 2005 Event
Convened by the Women’s Global Green Action Network and Local Partners

Come listen to inspiring speakers, & musicians!

The June 5th Women’s event will highlight the central role women play in promoting sustainable development and articulating the need for environmental stewardship.

Learn about local initiatives in the Bay Area, & hear the stories of grassroots environmental women leaders working tirelessly for positive change around the world...

When: Sunday June 5th, 2005
1-2 p.m. Meet Local Grassroots Organizations, hear stories of women leaders around the world
2-5 p.m. Celebration: Music & Speakers
$15 (Sliding Scale) at the door.

Where: Fort Mason Festival Pavilion, San Francisco, CA
Marina Boulevard & Buchanan Street, in the Marina district. (Adjacent to The Green Building Expo & Environmental Art Show) Public Transportation is highly encouraged. Parking will be limited.

Confirmed Speakers Include:
Marta Benavides: Salvadoran activist, theologian and educator. Founder of Ecohouse, International Institute for Cooperation Amongst Peoples-IICP, Received 2003 U.N.'s Prize for Women's Creativity in Rural Life

Rev. Sally Grover Bingham: Environmental Ministry Grace Cathedral. Executive
Director of The Regeneration Project/ Interfaith Power and Light National Campaign, Energy Globe Award in 2002, Linz Austria. Clean Air Champion Award from Bay Area Air Quality Management District.

Fredericka Bryant: Senior at El Cerrito High School in Richmond, California and a member of Youth Environmental Ambassadors of Health (YEAH) program of MYA. She has made presentations at public meetings at UC Berkeley, in Washington D.C. and before the California State Senate Environmental Health Policy Committee. Her goal is to work as a youth leader in an environmental
justice organization.

Sharon Fuller: Founder and Executive Director of Ma’at Youth Academy (MYA), an environmental justice organization based in Richmond, California. MYA is dedicated to reducing women and children’s exposure to mercury. 2004 Woman Of The Year. State of California. 14th Assembly District

Julia Butterfly Hill: Activist, Bestselling Author, and Founder of Circle of Life. Julia has been touring the U.S. and educating about themes of Respect, Rethink, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle to reduce our impact on our Earth and add deeper meaning and joy to our lives.

Pat Humphries & Sandy O: "Keep on Moving Forward (Never Turning Back),” “Common Thread,” and "Swimming up the Other Side" are sung at peace & justice events around the world. The Beijing Conference in 1995 opened with "Keep on Moving
Forward". Pat is now performing with her partner, Sandy Opatow, who adds exquisite vocals, guitar playing and songwriting.

Sharon Abreu: Environmental Educator and Activist helped develop and promote the World Harmony Network for Sustainable Development At the World Summit on Sustainable Development. Sharon lends her voice and musical talents to enhance public awareness of environmental issues.

And Special Guest From the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) To Be Announced

Co-Sponsors & Partners

BAIDO
Breast Cancer Action
Circle of Life
Matters of Trust
Global Fund for Women
Global Exchange
Luna Bar
Ma'at Youth Academy
Pacific Environment
People's Grocery
Rainforest Action Network

For more information contact:

WOMENS GLOBAL GREEN ACTION NETWORK Co- Coordinators:

Melinda Kramer, Pacific Environment
mkramer@pacificenvironment.org
(914) 830-7382

Redwood Mary (Mary Rose Kaczorowski), U.N. Commission
on Sustainable Development NGO Women’s’ International
Caucus
redwoodmary@yahoo.com
(510) 459-9448

Redwood Mary (Mary Rose Kaczorowski)
WOMENS GLOBAL GREEN ACTION NETWORK

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