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|Active Hope: Joanna Macy and Antonia Juhasz + live music, benefit for Codepink|
|Date||Friday April 14|
|Time||6:30 PM - 9:30 PM|
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|Historic Fellowship Hall, 1924 Cedar St. @ Bonita, Berkeley|
|Organizer/Author||Codepink Golden Gate, Cynthia Papermaster|
"Active Hope: Rise, Love, Resist!", an inspiring evening with Joanna Macy, eco-philosopher, scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory and deep ecology, author of 13 books including Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We're In Without Going Crazy, and Antonia Juhasz, oil and energy analyst, author, journalist, author of The Bush Agenda (2006), The Tyranny of Oil (2008), and Black Tide (2011).
A dozen groups will also present issues and action opportunities in a format that connects and unifies activists and the issues we care about.
Some of the speakers/groups: Donald Goldmacher, director "Heist" and co-founder Berkeley Progressive Alliance; Indivisible Berkeley; April 29 Climate Mobilization; Shahid Buttar, Electronic Frontier Foundation; Linda Seeley, San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace (shut Diablo Canyon Nuke); Rev. Earl Koteen, Sunflower Alliance; Michael Goldstein, author Return of the Light: A Political Fable in Which the American People Retake Their Country; Susan Harman, Friends of Public Bank of Oakland; Dr. Marc Sapir, Medicare for All; Mike Katz-Lacabe, Oakland Privacy Working Group; Move to Amend; Tri-Valley Cares; Veterans for Peace; Codepink Women for Peace; Bay Area 350.org; Hands Off Syria; more!
Music by Lydia Violet*, Betsy Rose, Gary Lapow, Mike Rufo, Francis Collins, Occupella.
*Lydia Violet is deeply inspired by folk, blues, and protest traditions. She uses her stunning violin sounds and soulful voice to bring her listeners into deep communion with the beauty of our world.
6:30PM Vegetarian Potluck dinner and live music;
9:30PM Wine and dessert reception to benefit Codepink Women for Peace.
Refreshments, information tables, literature, CDs.
Suggested donation $5-$20, no one turned away.
Hosted by Codepink Women for Peace
BFUU Social Justice Committee
[ Photo by Eric Wagner, 2004. Bechtel Protest to Stop the Corporate Invasion of Iraq ]