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West Coast Climate Convergence Film Screening and Discussion

Date:
Wednesday, July 09, 2008
Time:
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Event Type:
Meeting
Organizer/Author:
Scott
Location Details:
Women's Building;3543 18th Street, San Francisco; Just few blocks from 16/Mission BART

Want to unplug the fossil fuel industry? want to get involved with the West Coast Convergence for Climate Action? Then Plug into pre-planning festivities right here in San Francisco!

Bay Area Rising Tide Presents Film Screening and Discussion on how to plug into climate and climate justice movements

WHAT: Climate Convergence Film Screening and Discussion
WHERE: Women's Building;3543 18th Street, San Francisco; Just few blocks from 16/Mission BART
WHEN: Weds, July 9 at 7:30 pm
CONTACT: Scott at sparki [at] riseup.net or Matt at matt [at] risingtidenorthamerica.org; or call 415-235-0596
INFO: http://www.climateconvergence.org; http://www.risingtidenorthamerica.org

The global warming and climate justice movements are finding strength in people power Join us as we work together towards building the movement for the sustainability we need to confront corporate-driven climate change.

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Come to the West Coast Convergence for Climate Action
July 28th – Aug. 4th River's Turn Farm (Coburg, Or)

We can find strength in people power and work together towards building the movement for sustainability we need to confront corporate-driven climate change. Come join in!

The Convergence will be 8 days of Low Impact Living and High Impact Action. Activities will include skill shares, sustainability demonstrations, direct action, community organizing, and loads of entertainment, like dance parties and performances. In addition, we'll engage in brainstorming and strategy sessions on issues facing our region, such as massive fossil fuel infrastructure development, deforestation, growing food prices, and rising transportation costs.

People of all ages and backgrounds are invited to join the global movement for earth-centered and community-based solutions to climate change. The convergence will offer free camping, childcare and activities for toddlers and up, and meals (with a suggested donation of $10/day).

Join or start a mass bike ride to the event, hop on a daily grease-powered shuttle bus from Portland, jump in a shuttle from the S.F. Bay Area, organize a caravan from your community. Just get here!

Feel free to contact us to help, or for more info: westcoast [at] climateconvergence.org or call: 541.521.1832
http://www.climateconvergence.org
Added to the calendar on Fri, Jun 20, 2008 6:02PM
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