Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center is hosting an evening with Juliana Birnbaum, M.A., author of Sustainable [R]evolution The Permaculture Solution.
"Permaculture in Ecovillages, Urban Farms and Communities Worldwide" is the theme of her presentation. Birnbaum is trained as a cultural anthropologist and skilled in four languages, having lived worldwide. In 2005 she founded "Voices in Solidarity", an initiative that partnered with Ashaninka indigenous tribal leaders from the Brazilian Amazon to support the development of the Yorenka Ãtame community-led environmental educational center featured in the book. She has written about ecovillages, native rights and social justice issues in a variety of publications. www.cultureofpermaculture.org 
Suggested donation $20 and a dish to share if attending potluck (no one turned away) STUDENTS FREE.