Martinez to Benicia,
May 17, 2014 (All day)
Opening Rally in Martinez – morning• Native American prayer by Idle No More SF Bay• Local speakers
Ending Rally in Benicia – Afternoon• Process of Imagining: The future of our community• Art Projects• Picnic
May 19, 2014 - 6:00pm
Nicole Ardoin, Assistant Professor, Stanford Graduate School of EducationZenobia Barlow, Executive Director and Co-Founder, The Center for Ecoliteracy; Regional Environmental Justice Coordinator, EPA; Founder, Three Circles Center
Erik Hoffner, Outreach Coordinator and Writer, Orion MagazineMitchell Thomashow, President Emeritus, Unity College; Director, Presidential Fellows Program, Second Nature
Laurette Rogers, Co-Founder, Students and Teachers Restoring a Watershed (STRAW)
May 20, 2014 - 6:00pm
Mazibuko Jara is Editor of Amandla, an independent researcher and writer, and development consultant. He has a long history of grassroots activist work with the HIV/AIDS movement, the cooperative movement and community-based development organisations.
He has extensive global experience working with alliances and coalitions that are critical of corporate-led finance-dominated modes of globalisation and which articulate alternatives that are consistent with the principles of social justice and ecological sustainability.
May 21, 2014 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
May 21, 2014 - 7:30pm
May 24, 2014 - 7:00pm
"Dr. Hart (neuropsychopharmacologist, Columbia Univ., research scientist, New York State Psychiatric Instit. Div. of Substance Abuse) presents a refreshing new analysis of drug use that reveals how common misconceptions are far too often not based on empirical evidence. Hart blends his own story of experimentation with drugs as a teenager with his empirical insights into the relationship between drugs and pleasure, factors that motivate the use of drugs, and the power of choice.
May 29, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
China has undergone profound economic change in recent years. Through international trade and development of new energy resources, the country has increased its involvement abroad, and at home economic growth has lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty. However, progress has not been made across the board – political and social advances have been slower to emerge. The Communist Party still seeks to maintain control over its citizens, limiting freedom of expression and restricting access to information.
June 11, 2014 - 6:00pm
Robert Fraley, Chief Technology Officer, MonsantoAndrew Kimbrell, Founder and Executive Director, Center for Food SafetyNathanael Johnson, Food Writer, Grist; Author, All Natural: A Skeptic's Quest to Discover If the Natural Approach to Diet, Childbirth, Healing, and the Environment Really Keeps Us Healthier and HappierJessica Lundberg, Seed Nursery Manager, Lundberg Family Farms
Benicia to Rodeo,
June 14, 2014 (All day)
Opening Rally in Benicia – Morning• Native American prayer by Idle No More SF Bay• Local speakers
Ending Rally in Rodeo – Late Afternoon• Process of Imagining: The future of our community• Art Projects• Picnic
June 25, 2014 - 6:00pm