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Conference of North American Right Livelihood Laureates in Santa Cruz
15/05/2018 - 18/05/2018
In May 2018, a group of Right Livelihood change makers based in Canada and the US will convene at the University of California, Santa Cruz, to discuss challenges and opportunities for advancing social and economic justice. In these tumultuous times, this Regional Conference will deepen and ground our local efforts toward a more sustainable, equitable, and peaceful world.
Journalist Amy Goodman, environmentalist Bill McKibben and whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg are three of the leading change makers that come together to discuss opportunities for advancing justice and sustainability in times when challenges are rising, both regionally and globally. Do not miss this unique opportunity to interact with an impressive group of North American Right Livelihood Laureates and participate in a series of public events taking place 15-17 May.
Public events focusing on climate change, water protection and nuclear threat and will be streamed live:
- Climate Justice: A Conversation with Bill McKibben & Sheila Watt-Cloutier (Local time: 15 May, 19:30 / CEST: 16 May, 4:30)
(hosted by the Social Sciences Division, Everett Program for Technology and Social Change, and Kresge Common Ground Center)
- Protecting Water for People and the Planet Forever: A Conversation with Maude Barlow & Robert Bilott (Local time: 16 May, 19:00 / CEST: 17 May, 4:00)
(hosted by UCSC Blum Center on Poverty, Social Enterprise, and Participatory Governance, and Kresge Common Ground Center)
- Teach-In: Day of Teaching and Activism for Human Rights, Sustainability, Social Justice & Media Reform (Local time: 16 May, 9:30 / CEST: 16 May, 18:30 – not streamed live)
(co-organised by students, faculty, and staff at Kresge College’s Common Ground Center)
- A Conversation with Daniel Ellsberg & Amy Goodman (17 May, 19:30 local time / 4:30 CEST)
(hosted by UCSC Foundation, Kresge Media and Society, and Kresge Common Ground Center)
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