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Discussion and Film: The Power of Community Organizing
Thursday | April 07, 2016 | 6:30 pm
Historic Fellowship Hall | 1924 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA 94709
Lights, camera, action! This month’s Screening the Green will be an action-packed evening designed to inspire you to participate in projects that build resilience in your community.
6:30 PM – Potluck snacks and Meet & Greet
7 PM – Community Organizer Susan Silber leads a lively discussion about organizing to build resilient communities and the upcoming Community Resilience Challenge. Local eco-heroes Wanda Stewart, Catherine Sutton Dave Drummond and Carole Bennett-Simmons will also share stories and secret organizing ingredients of their successful projects.
7:30 PM – Get fired up to organize your own project! Join the ProAction Café, a structured conversation that will get you excited to plug into existing community projects or organizing a new project.
8:30 PM – The short film “Reclaiming Community,” takes place in Oakland and Toronto and demonstrates that it only takes a few brave souls who refuse to give up on community to take back public spaces to use for the benefit of all.
This event is wheelchair accessible and cosponsored by Transition Berkeley, the Ecology Center, the Berkeley Climate Action Coalition, the NorCal Community Resilience Network and BFUU’s Social Justice Committee.Visit Event Website >>