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Forum - Stop 5G Cell Antennas: Bad for Bees & Other Beings
Date Sunday June 09
Time 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorPhoebe Sorgen
Location Details
Niebyl-Proctor Library, 6501 Telegraph Ave near Alcatraz, Oakland
Come hear why and how we'll get 5th Generation "small" cells banned in residential neighborhoods. Oppose 5G to protect our local pollinator, bird, wildlife, and human populations. A ban on 5G wireless won't impede wireless services but will:
Protect privacy and security,
Reduce unsightly and hazardous industrial clutter in our neighborhoods,
Prevent 5G's increased energy use,
Reduce harmful health impacts,
Prevent related fires,
Make our cities more resilient when disaster strikes by preserving our reliable communication network, and
Defend local sovereignty and the public interest from Big Telecom greed.

Over 20 California cities have passed measures to restrict the roll-out of 5th Generation so-called "small" cell towers.

If things proceed as Big Telecom plans, 5G will adversely affect privacy, safety, property values, weather prediction, etc. There are far superior alternatives (cable and fiber optic) which are more reliable, more secure, faster, and more affordable.

Panel Discussion featuring health educator Sarah Aminoff, scientist Lloyd Morgan, and author Gar Smith. Don't miss the audience discussion that follows!

Bring your friends to this important GREEN SUNDAY forum. There'll be free copies of the excellent "Re-Inventing Wires" published by the National Institute for Science, Law & Public Policy. The event may be live streamed and archived on the Green Party of Alameda County facebook page.

About the SPEAKERS:

Gar SMITH is editor emeritus of Earth Island Journal, co-founder of Environmentalists Against War, and director of the nonprofit Academic Publishing Inc. A veteran of Berkeley’s Free Speech Movement, Smith has been jailed for anti-war actions and has engaged in environmental campaigns on three continents. A Project Censored award-winning journalist, he is the recipient of the Health Journalism Award and the World Affairs Council’s Thomas More Storke International Journalism Award. He is the author of Nuclear Roulette and The War and Environment Reader, and he recently wrote "How the 5G Revolution Threatens Human Health and Nature."

Lloyd MORGAN is Senior Research Fellow, Environmental Health Trust (EHT), and Director, Central Brain Tumor Registry of the US. He is a retired electronic engineer who has been working on radio frequency radiation since 1991 and has published peer-reviewed studies. After helping the city of Berkeley adopt its Cell Phone Right to Know ordinance, he founded Wireless Radiation Education & Defense (WiRED) which is on the cusp of getting the city to adopt an ordinance restricting 5G. He is a Board Member of the International EMF (Electromagnetic Frequencies) Alliance and is also a member of the international science organizations, the Bioelectromagnetics Society, the European Bioelectromagnetics Association, and the Brain Tumor Epidemiology Consortium.


Sarah AMINOFF taught first year experience at Sonoma State University and health education at City College of SF, College for Teens. With United Educators of SF, she worked on a safer technology campaign for SF schools in collaboration with EHT's educational campaigns on children's health. She is the EMF Project Coordinator for FACTS (Families Advocating for Chemical & Toxics Safety) and is a member of the Ca Alliance for Safer Technology, a consortium of health and environmental advocates, physicians, non-profit leaders, attorneys and government officials, as well as Americans for Responsible Technology. Successes include Sierra Club CA Conservation Committee voting to oppose 5G without environmental review or local control. Ms. Aminoff will add a dynamic power point presentation to the 5G discussion.

GREEN SUNDAYS are a series of free public programs & discussions on topics "du jour" sponsored by the Green Party of Alameda County and held on the 2nd Sunday of each month.
The monthly business meeting of the County Council of the Green Party follows, after potluck snacks, at 6:45 pm.
To receive low volume announcements of Green Sundays and other Green Party events, send an email to: greenpartyalamedacounty-subscribe [at] lists.riseup.net

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