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Occupy Forum: How Earth First! Organized To Save the Redwoods, & Its Lessons for Today

Date:
Monday, June 03, 2013
Time:
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Panel Discussion
Organizer/Author:
Steve Jacobson
Location Details:
Global Exchange - 2017 Mission St. (@ 16th), San Francisco
2nd floor

Earth First!’s radical movement culture nurtured a generation of activists who saw conventional forms of political participation as too weak to protect the Redwoods. How did these diverse groups figure out how to work together to save thousands of acres of Old Growth forests? What can we learnfrom their conflicts and collaboration?

Panelists:
Dennis Cunningham
longtime activist & lead attorney for Judi Bari and Darryl Cherney in their case against the FBI & Oakland PD
Ben Rosenfeld
attorney for Judi and Darryl, members of Occupy, and the Earth Liberation Front
Mokai
musician, longtime Earth Firster and a leader of Redwood Summer)
Steve Unger
longtime labor organizer and author of “Redwood Summer” about Judi and the alliances she built
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