Earth Week Events at BCC – April 22 – 24

10 April 2014

Come and join us for Earth Week Events April 22-24: Saving the planet and saving the human race. Sponsored by the Global Studies Program and supported by the Peralta colleges Foundation.

Earth Week Events Schedule:

April 22 – April 24 in the BCC Atrium

“Human Rights: Violators and Human Rights Activists”

Poster Exhibit in the BCC atrium by students in the International Relations class of Matthew Freeman


Tuesday, April 22, at 12:15 PM in the BCC Atrium

“Food Rebellions: Crisis and the Hunger for Justice”, a talk by Eric Holt-Gimenez, the Executive Director of Food First, the U.S.’s foremost independent think tank on food and hunger. Author of several books and numerous articles, he is an agroecologist and political economist with thirty years experience working with food and agriculture movements in the United States, Latin America, Africa and Asia.

Talk will be followed by comments and Q and A


Wednesday, April 23 at 12:15 PM in the BCC Atrium

Dirty Energy/Clean Solutions”, a talk by Judy Pope, who serves on the Steering Committee of 350 Bay Area as Strategy Coordinator and as speaker and speaker trainer for 350 Bay Area’s speakers bureau. has been one of the most important groups raising the issue of Global Warming and organizing against the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Talk will be followed by comments and Q and A.

Wednesday, April 23 at  5: 00 PM in the BCC Auditorium

“A Fierce Green Fire”, documentary about the history of the environmental movement around the world.

Movie showing followed by Q and A.


Click on the Earth Week Poster below to view the same schedule noted above.

Earth Week Poster shows same schedule in article


For more information contact Joan Berezin, Global Studies Program Coordinator,



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