Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Earth Day, 2010 -- 40 Years of Celebrating a Passion for Working with Earth Systems

Spokane is pushing the Earth Day, 2010, celebration to the hilt, and we hope PacifiCAD can support this year's effort -- Taking it to the Streets, Spokane!

Seek it out: April 17, Sat., all morning, afternoon and into the night. It's about urban space, public places, and understanding the relationship between us, humans, cities, our places, and our carbon imprint and footprint.

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April is Earth Month

SpeakOut brings you speakers who explore the issues, make the links and inspire action. Speakers like . . .

Dr. Antwi Akom is a leading expert on the green economy, climate change, and educational equity. His research focuses on the links between race, environmental health, and educational equity in cities and schools; the role of the green economy in facilitating pathways out of poverty for vulnerable populations; and the role of local knowledge in the production of environmental health and educational equity. He is co-editor of the forthcoming book Revolutionary Urbanism: Race, Climate Justice, and the Politics of Pollution in Cities and Schools.

Dr. Kevin Danaher is a co-founder of Global Exchange, founder and Executive Co-Producer of the Green Festivals, and Executive Director of the Global Citizen Center. He speaks on issues ranging from the dynamics of the global economy to how we can replace the power of transnational corporations with local green economy networks. His latest book is Building the Green Economy: Success Stories from the Grass Roots.

Winona LaDuke (Anishinaabe) is an internationally renowned environmental activist working on issues of sustainable development, climate change, renewable energy and food systems. As Program Director of Honor the Earth and Founder of the White Earth Land Recovery Project, she works nationally and internationally on these issues with Indigenous communities and in alliance with other communities. She is the author of five books, including Recovering the Sacred and All our Relations.


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