Tuesday, April 25, 2017

May 2017: UCSC Bioneers Conference

The Common Ground Center at Kresge College is very excited to announce the 3rd annual UCSC Bioneers Conference, a social and environmental justice event that prompts cultural change. This year, the 3rd annual UCSC Bioneers Conference will be held on May 27-28 from 10am-5pm at UCSC's Stevenson Event Center, click here to register. Slated to speak so far are: Bill McKibben, Chairman Valentine Lopez, John Foran, Mira Michelle, Tj Demos, Rita Rivera, and Stevenson Garden. More speakers will be announced very soon so keep your eyes peeled! Bioneer attendees can expect two days of stimulating and thought-provoking talks, workshops, artistic performances, local artists, dancing, and delicious food.

This nationwide movement is a powerful knowledge hub for advocating the important topics of today's time, such as: Eco-nomics; Ecological Design; Ecological Literacy; Ecological Medicine; Every Women’s Leadership; Indigenous Knowledge; Justice: Racial, LGBT, Human Rights, Equity, and Rights of Nature; Media; Nature, Culture, Spirit; Resilient Communities; Restorative Food Systems; Restoring the Bio-Sphere; Youth Leadership, and more!

The UCSC Bioneers Conference is a zero-waste event aiming to significantly reduce the amount of waste that goes to landfill. We ask that attendees bring their own tupperware and utensils if they plan on eating at the conference. This event is free and open to any and all who wish to come. For disability-related accommodations or any questions, please email commonground@ucsc.edu.

Click here to register now!

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