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Praxis Peace Institute Celebrates 15 years and Honors Lynn Woolsey

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Praxis Peace Institute Celebrates 15 years
& Honors Lynn Woolsey

Last October, Praxis Peace Institute convened a 3-day conference ("The Economics of Sustainability") in San Francisco. The purpose of this gathering was to explore both causes and solutions to the climate crisis. Though we examined systemic patterns that resist solutions to climate change, we also presented practical solutions that show the way to 100 percent renewable energy sources by 2050 and 80% by 2030.

A vision of the possible is critical and is the reason why we have invited Randy Hayes and Andrew Kimbrell to keynote our 15th anniversary celebration in Sonoma. In addition to presenting models for sustainability, they will show how concerned citizens can form successful campaigns to mitigate the impact of climate change. Hayes and Kimbrell have been at the forefront of the environmental movement for decades and understand that systemic changes must take place in economics, politics and culture if the human race is to thrive beyond the mid century mark.
Lynn Woolsey, Former U.S. RepresentativePraxis Peace Institute Celebrates its 15th Anniversary in conjunction with a special Earth Day program and reception.

Former U. S. Representative Lynn Woolsey will be honored 
at this event for her years of public service and support of Praxis Peace Institute.

Program
Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 3:30 pm
at the Sebastiani Theatre, 476 First St., East, Sonoma

Reception with the speakers
Sunday, April 19 at 5:15 pm at a nearby private home. Address given upon registration.

Register at www.praxispeace.org or call 707-939-2973.

Praxis Peace Institue Celebrates 15 years
Economics, Politics, and the Climate Crisis
Speakers: RANDY HAYES and ANDREW KIMBRELL

Randy Hayes is the founder of Rainforest Action Network (RAN), one of the most successful environmental organizations in the country. He is a veteran of many high visibility corporate accountability campaigns and has advocated for the rights of Indigenous peoples throughout the world. Currently, he works in Washington, DC at Foundation Earth, an environmental think tank. Adam Werbach, former President of the Sierra Club,  said "Randy Hayes is a hero and a visionary -- a radical messenger with the mentality of a Madison Avenue ad executive who is selling just on thing, saving the world before it is too late."

Andrew Kimbrell is a public interest attorney, activist, and author. He is the Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Food Safety in Washington, DC (with offices in SF and Portland). He also founded the International Center for Technology Assessment (Wash. DC). He has been at the forefront of legal and grassroots efforts to protect the environment and to promote sustainable agricultural production methods. He has successfully sued Monsanto and has appeared before Congress numerous times. He is the author of Your Right to Know: Genetic Engineering and the Secret Changes in Your Food, The Human Body Shop: The Engineering and Marketing of Life, and Salmon Economics. Andrew was named one of the 50 people most likely to save the planet by the UK-based Guardian.
Tickets:
Program Only: $20
Program and Reception: $65 - Register at www.praxispeace.org or call 707-939-2973

 

Praxis Peace Institute - P.O. Box 523, Sonoma, CA 95476
707-939-2973  *  e-mail: info@praxispeace.org  *  www.praxispeace.org