West Marin Matters:
1st Mondays "Ocean Currents" with Jennifer Stock
2nd and 4th Mondays "Post-Carbon" with Bing Gong and Bernie Stephan
3rd and 5th Mondays TBA
Nile Malloy, the Northern California Program Director for Communities for a Better Environment, Susan Prince, an activist from Point Reyes Station and John Liu, an internationally acclaimed videographer, shared their experiences and insights about the Chevron Corporation and its irresponsibility in the Ecuadorean Amazon and the City of Richmond.
Transition to Peace - Russ Faure-Brac hosts Martine Algier on Nonviolent Communication
Raven Gray, of Lagunitas, founder and former president of Transition US talked about personal "Sit Spots" in nature and Polla Pratt, of Bolinas, a Somatic practitioner, let the audience through an exercise of “Sit and Slack” designed to help us get more in touch with our own innate intelligence.
Lisa Hoyos, organizer with the Blue Green Alliance and mother of 2 young boys and co-founder with Mark Hertzgaard of Climate Parents, an initiative to engage parents to fight for a livable planet for their kids.
Transition to Peace - Russ Faure-Brac hosts Jerry Mander & Koohan Paik on Capitalism and US Militarism in the Asia Pacific
Christian Parenti, author of The Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence, talks about how violence is linked to climate change throughout the world.
Christian Parenti is a contributing editor at The Nation, Fellow at The Nation Institute, and a visiting scholar at the City University of New York. He has a Ph.D. in sociology from the London School of Economics. The author of Lockdown America, The Soft Cage, and The Freedom, Parenti has written for many publications.