Climate and Environment - Calendar for Santa Cruz County

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Climate Mobilization Organization: A  Recorded Introductory Call that is available for people interested in an overview of TCM. (Ezra and Margaret Salomon PhD discuss the founding, values, strategy, and structure of the organization, as well as how individuals can get mobilized.)

July

28th 7pm: Direct Action vs. Climate Change: A night of scheming and dreaming with Diablo Rising Tide. At The Resource Center for Nonviolence 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Fracking, industrial agriculture and drought. Oil spills in Santa Barbara and N. California have polluted our natural landscape. The oil lobby continues to pour millions of dollars into state politics. How do we catalyze radical action on the climate in California?  Direct action is everywhere. In May, thousands took action to Break Free from Fossil Fuels in one of the largest global coordinated climate actions in history. We see that when we act boldly, with courage and with our hearts, the world notices.Bring your friends; get ready to take action. Diablo Rising Tide is the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of Rising Tide North America, an all-volunteer grassroots organizing network that confronts the root causes of climate change with protests and events. Co-sponsored by the Resource Center for Nonviolence. Suggested DONATION: $10. No one turned away for a lack of funds.  CONTACT: 415-235-0596

August

2nd 7:30pm-9pm Film showing of DISOBEDIENCE... The Courage to Break Free   Film Screening and Discussion: at The :Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz. The Rise of Fossil Fuel Resistance... The film is a powerful journey, featuring Break Free organizers in Canada, Germany, Turkey and the Philippines as they prepare to mobilize for May, 2016 climate actions. It shows that the global movement to keep fossil fuels in the ground is growing in size and courage...It offers an answer to the question concerned citizens ask about climate change: "What can I do?" and makes the irrefutable case for direct and local engagement. Sliding scale donation of $7-15 suggested. No one turned away for lack of funds. For more information: 831.423.1626