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A special program will celebrate Earth Day and launch a system-wide University of California Center for Climate Justice, an initiative to address climate change as a social justice and equity issue. “The UC Center for Climate Justice seeks solutions that address the root causes of climate change and, in doing so, simultaneously address a broad range of social, racial, and environmental injustices.” The Center for Climate Justice launch event will be held over two days, April 22-23, 2021, beginning on Earth Day. It will feature: * Keynote presentations by food … Continued
Wild & Scenic Film Festival @ Online
Wild & Scenic Film Festival @ Online
Apr 22 all-day
Tickets and film info here. Celebrate Earth Day 2021 at this year’s Wild and Scenic Film Festival!  While it’s not possible to gather at The Goldman Theater at The Brower Center due to the pandemic, this year’s online program will include twenty of the year’s top environmental films for viewing at home.  The exciting lineup is hosted by  the Alameda County chapter of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) and this year’s co-hosts, The David Brower Center, Earth Island Institute, Communities for a Better Environment, and Green the Church.  (All ticket proceeds go to support their work.) The program features … Continued
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12:00 pm People’s Earth Day Rally @ SF City Hall @ Polk St. Steps
People’s Earth Day Rally @ SF City Hall @ Polk St. Steps
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
People's Earth Day Rally @ SF City Hall @ Polk St. Steps
Environmental Justice for Bayview Hunters Point & Treasure Island Residents! Meet at San Francisco City Hall/Polk Street Steps to Demand that Mayor Breed & Board of Supervisors: -Declare MORATORIUM on Lennar’s Shipyard development and unsafe soil excavation -Declare PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY! -Conduct full retesting, safe cleanup and removal of all radioactive and toxic waste at the Shipyard Superfund Site & Treasure Island *Please Social Distance and Wear a Mask* Sponsors: Hunters Point Community Lawsuit Plaintiffs, Treasure Island Community Lawsuit Plaintiffs, Bayview Hunters Point Mothers and Fathers Committee, Greenaction for Health … Continued
6:30 pm DSA Night School: Tenant Power and Socialism @ Online
DSA Night School: Tenant Power and Socialism @ Online
Apr 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Register here  Since the start of the pandemic-induced shutdowns, the housing terrain has exploded with organized political activity. Be it from state-mandated shutdowns, or from poor economic conditions, millions of workers have found themselves without their usual wages. Of course, many workers are also tenants, and landlords have not ceased demanding high rents despite the ongoing economic turbulence. This has produced a series of system-wide tensions around housing in general and with the tenant-landlord relation in particular. In other words, the crisis has thrown light onto previously obfuscated fault lines … Continued
7:00 pm Film Premiere: Occupy the Farm @ Online / On Television
Film Premiere: Occupy the Farm @ Online / On Television
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Premiere: Occupy the Farm @ Online / On Television
Many of us will remember the heroic struggle to save the Gill Tract Farm in Albany, when 200 urban farmers walked onto a publicly-owned research farm and planted two acres of crops in order to save the land from becoming a real estate development.  Occupy The Farm, a documentary films about this struggle, will have its broadcast premiere on Sonoma and San Mateo PBS affiliates for Earth Day.  You can see the trailer here, and the whole film at these locations: ______________________________________________________________________________________ KRCB (Sonoma).  April 20,   7-9 PM   90 min film, … Continued