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|Green Sunday: The Tars Sands and the Battle over the Keystone XL Pipeline|
|Date||Sunday April 14|
|Time||5:00 PM - 6:30 PM|
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6501 Telegraph Ave. at 65th, in North Oakland
DIRECTIONS: One block north of Alcatraz on the West side of Telegraph, wheelchair accessible. Buses pass by regularly. Ashby BART is approximately 7 blocks away.
** The Tars Sands and the Battle over the Keystone XL Pipeline **
Plus an Overview of other 350 Bay Area Climate Campaigns
** Scarlett Russell has 4 years experience as a Community Organizer with various Environmental Non-Profits, from Houston, TX and now lives in the Bay Area. She is a Volunteer with 350 Bay Area's "No Tar Sands" Campaign Team.
** Rand Wrobel is a member of the 350 Bay Area Steering Committee, and has been active with 350 and the climate movement since 2010.
Scarlett Russell and Rand Wrobel will present a background on Canadian and American Tar Sands, climate movement actions past, present and possible, and will look at what we in the Bay Area can do to help. They will also present updates on government corruption including the Northern Route Approval Act, the Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Obama's Staff member's oily ties to TransCanada. Finally, a quick briefing will be presented from the other Climate Campaigns active in the Bay Area with 350 Bay Area.
Sponsor: Green Sundays are a series of free programs discussions sponsored by the Green Party of Alameda County. They are held on the 2nd Sunday of each month at 5pm at the Niebyl-Proctor Library.