Berkeley Earth Day brings the Bay Area environmental community together to celebrate a shared vision for a sustainable future. A festival including music, food, and “eco-friendly products,” it will also include reports from the front lines of the struggle for a sustainable climate, including:
- PANEL: Youth on the Front Lines of Environmental Advocacy, including Our Childern’s Trust (the kids suing the federal government for failing to protect them from climate catastrophe) and local youth who are organizing and speaking out about the critical environmental issues of our time,
- Hope Bohanec, animal rights activist
- Martin Borque, executive director of the Ecology Center
- Lauren Ornelas, executive director of the Food Empowerment Project, which works for justice and sustainability in the food system
- Sailesh Rao, executive director of Climate Healers, a non-profit dedicated to healing the Earth’s climate.
- Jennifer Molidor, activist against industrial animal agriculture
The event will also include the Wild and Scenic Film Festival. an annual showing of environmental films aiming to inspire activism.
The event is free but tickets ($0 – $15) are required for the film festival. Tickets and details on the films available here