Race, Activism and Climate Justice, a class at San Francisco State University, will host widely respected and dynamic activists in a series of late afternoon sessions that are open to the public. Talks are followed by Q/A.
Tues, April 12 Rochelle Diver (Fond du Lac Anishnabeg) is an indigenous scholar and environmental health activist who has worked for years on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and was on the frontlines at the 2015 Paris Climate talks. She is with the International Indian Treaty Council.
Tues, April 19 Celia Gonzales LoBuono, Rosie Linares and Yin Htin, student activists with Fossil Free SFSU and Real Food Challenge, will discuss student organizing and empowerment at SF State. Find more about their organizations at www.studentsdivest.org.
Tues, April 26 Pennie Opal Plant (Yaqui, Mexican, Choctaw, Cherokee, European) is a leader in the indigenous rights movement and co-founder of Idle No More SF Bay, Bay Area Rights of Nature Alliance and Movement Rights, and organizer of the Refinery Corridor Healing Walks.
Tues, May 3 Laiseng Saechao is State Organizer with an organization that works to develop an alternative agenda for environmental, social and economic justice for all, the Asian Pacific Environmental Network. Their work brings together voices from the Asian and Pacific Islander communities.
Come early to get a seat! These speakers pack the house with climate-activist students.
For more information contact Phil Klasky at firstname.lastname@example.org
April 12 at 4-5:30 pm
Humanities Building, Room 408
College of Ethnic Studies
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Blvd, San Francisco