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Name:
Ed Roberts Campus
Phone:
510-841-3224
Address:
3075 Adeline Street, Berkeley, CA, 94703, United States

Upcoming Events At This Venue

September 13, 2014

1 in 3 kids will develop diabetes, yet kids are drinking more sugar than ever. Learn how sugary drinks affect kids’ health and how the soda industry is targeting kids and people of color to grow their profits. Moderated by Anna Lappé. Kids welcome!

Sponsors: MomsRising, Berkeley Federation of Teachers, Berkeley Youth Alternatives, Malcolm X PTA

Speakers:

  • Anna Lappe, Author, Founder of Small Planet Institute (moderator)
  • Lori Dorfman, DrPH, Director, Berkeley Media Studies Group
  • Xavier Morales, PhD, Director, Latino Coalition for a Healthy California
  • Kristine Madsen, MD, Pediatrician and Research Scientist, UCSF
  • Vicki Alexander, MD, MPH, retired Maternal Child & Adolescent Health Director and Health Officer for the City of Berkeley

Does our future health and economy depend on what we drink? Soda: the Series offers conversations about sugary drinks and their impact on the health of our families, community and environment. Experts will discuss the science of sugary drinks, tactics of the soda industry, and disease prevention efforts. These events take place in the run-up to the November election, when Berkeley will vote on Measure D, a tax on sugary drinks. Soda: the Series is sponsored by the Berkeley Healthy Child Coalition, Ecology Center, Public Health Institute, Prevention Institute and Small Planet Institute.

Date: September 13, 2014 4:30 pm
Cost: Free

October 8, 2014

Explore the extraordinarily varied habitats of the Bay Area with two of the region’s most experienced birding instructors. Rusty Scalf and Bob Lewis will lead field trips to habitats including fresh and saltwater wetlands, woodlands, and grasslands savannah to study the avian denizens of these communities. Classroom sessions will help you prepare for and review the birds you encounter. Field trip locations can be found on www.wingbeats.org.

  • Six Wednesday evening lectures, from Oct. 8 through Nov. 12, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Six Saturday or Sunday field trips (your choice) – October 11 through Nov. 16.
  • The final field trip on Nov. 15/16 is an overnight trip to the Sacramento Valley, including Cosumnes River, Colusa and Sacramento wildlife refuges. Participants should book their own motel rooms in Willows for Saturday Nov. 15. Instructors will offer motel suggestions.
  • Class is limited to 40 participants.

Register online.

 

Start: October 8, 2014 7:00 pm
End: November 16, 2014 8:30 pm
Cost: $105 for GGAS members, $125 for non-members