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February Events at the Ocean Beach Green Center
February 8th Thursday 7:00 p.m. Film Night " Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution "
This 2015 documentary by Stanley Nelson, Jr. combines archival footage and interviews with surviving Panthers and FBI agents to tell the story of the revolutionary black organization, the Black Panther Party. As quoted by Jason Bailey from Flavorwire "It's the kind of documentary that's easy to view as distant history, except that so many of the issues the Panthers took up (police brutality, systemic poverty, health care, feeding children) are sadly, not history at all" Also another review from Kelly L Carter from Buzzfeed quotes "Excellent. Exceptional! The women's voices are as vital and important as those of their male counterparts, something not often seen in documentaries about times of social change."
Free of Charge :-)
February Events NOT at the Ocean Beach Green Center
Feb. 10th, Feb.17th, Feb. 24th Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. Climate Mobilization Coalition Meeting Ocean Beach People's Cooperative Community Room, 4765 Voltaire Street. Come help plan for the upcoming Climate Action events. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
February 1st Thursday 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Save San Onofre Update & Forum Union Cowork, 111 C St. Encinita, 92024. Please join us for an event co-hosted by Wildcoast and Surfrider San Diego. We will present an update on the campaign, renewed threats to the park, and continuing efforts to protect San Onofre State Beach. Bring everyone you know who cares about coastal conservation, surfing, water quality, and open space. And bring your own cup as refreshments will be provided, but single use plastic cups will not. Please RSVP to email@example.com.
February 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sunday 7:00 p.m. Human Rights Watch Film Festival Museum of Photographic Arts, 1649 El Prado, 92101. The festival offers a program of six films that address a range of human-rights issues around the world. Filmmakers and Human Rights Watch experts will be present at each screening to discuss the issues raised in the film. Documentaries highlight the morality of capital punishment, social media as a tool for activism, environmental activism, domestic violence, workers’ rights, and police violence. $10 per movie; $35 festival pass.
February 3rd Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Hands Across the Sand Rally happening at the beach in front of Belmont Park, West Mission Bay Drive. Join Oceana, San Diego 350, and Greenpeace San Diego to voice opposition to the Trump Administration's radical offshore drilling plan. https://www.facebook.com/events/2006770212927454/
February 3rd Saturday 10:00 a.m. National Action Network's County Supervisor District 4 Candidates Forum The House of Justice Auditorium at Ebenezer, 1728 South 39th Street San Diego. NAN will welcome and highlight candidates running for San Diego County Supervisor District Four: Nathan Fletcher, Ken Marlbrough, Omar Passons, and Lori Saldana discussing the County's most important topics in this election around homelessness, the County Law enforcement review board backlog issues, pert teams and foster care. Come learn and question where the candidates stand on these issues! https://www.facebook.com/events/514174672298185/
February 4th Sunday 1:00 p.m. 1st Sunday's Climate Mobilization Rally Federal Building, 880 Front Street, Downtown 92101. Join the Climate Mobilization Coalition to protest fossil fuels and demand a new U.S. energy system based on wind, water and solar energy as researched and computer modeled by engineering professor Mark Jaconbson and his colleagues at Stanford University. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org 858-457-0246 http: https://www.facebook.com/SDClimateMobilization
February 6th Tuesday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Fifth Annual Zero Waste Symposium: Facilitating Markets and Responsibility County of San Diego Operations Campus Center Hearing Room (next to the Campus Center Café) at the County of San Diego, County Operations Center at 5520 Overland Avenue, 92123. This year’s symposium will focus on reuse, recycling and organic materials markets… where they are located, what the future holds, and business projections. Corporate, public, NGO and individual responsibility will be a key topic. We’ll hear what our champions are doing and how can we all work together on reducing single use products and marine debris. More info; http://zerowastesandiego.org/event/zwsymposium2018/
February 6th Tuesday 12:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. A PRC Special Brown Bag Lunch Movie Event - "The Story of the 2016 Sacred Peace Walk" Peace Resource Center, 3850 Westgate Place. The PRC is proud to host a showing of this new documentary about the Nevada Desert Experience. "Holy Week" documents an annual peace walk through the Nevada desert. Each year an inter-faith group of anti-war activists spend a week walking, protesting and building community. The beauty and drama of the desert and the importance of the issues raised makes for a life-changing experience. Join us in a conversation with director/filmaker James Séamus Knight and peace activist Brian Terrell who appears in the film about the Sacred Peace Walk, the nuclear weapons complex and drone warfare.
The San Diego Jewish Film Festival is celebrating its 28th Annual Film Festival February 8-18, 2018.
Two films we recommend are:
American Socialist: The Life and Times of Eugene Victor Debs. San Diego's Yale Strom dives deeply into the life of Eugene Debs, a five-time candidate for President representing the Socialist Party of America which he co-founded. He championed labor rights and stood against income inequality, becoming a de facto progenitor of Bernie Sanders. Narrated by Amy Madigan, the film overflow with captivating and compelling historical footage, imagery and documentation
Heather Booth: Changing the World. This documentary by acclaimed filmmaker, Lilly Rivlin, looks at Heather Booth's life, and her impact on society, social activism, and how she began her remarkable career at the height of the Civil Rights movement. Participants in this eye-opening documentary include Gloria Steinem, Elizabeth Warren and President Barack Obama. For more than 50 years, whenever there was a fight for equality, Heather Booth was there.
For more information go to: http://www.sdcjc.org/sdjiff/current/
February 8th Thursday 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Community Choice Rally for 100% Renewable Energy City Hall Civic Plaza, 202 C Street, 92101. Support Community Choice Energy (CCE) and 100% Renewable Energy for the City of San Diego! We are partnering with the San Diego Community Choice Alliance to rally at City Hall to show the Mayor and City Council that San Diegans from all walks and backgrounds support choice, competition and clean energy in the City of San Diego.
The rally will be lead by Business For Good San Diego, a nonprofit organization with a mission to unite small business owners to drive policy that improves our community. Following the rally there will be a presentation at the City of San Diego Environmental Committee Hearing on the developing the business plan for community choice energy. More info: https://sandiego350.org/events/
February 9th Friday 6:30 p.m. Sierra Club film night "In Pursuit of Silence" 8304 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard #101, 92111. A meditative exploration of silence and the impact of noise on our lives, this film takes us on an immersive cinematic journey around the globe from a traditional tea ceremony in Kyoto to the streets of Mumbai, the loudest city on the planet – and inspires us to both experience silence and celebrate the wonders of our world. “A remarkable documentary … thoughtful and restorative,” according to Kenneth Turan of the L.A. Times. Scott Tobias of NPR comments that this film is “pure cinema. As much a visual treat as an aural one.” More info: Jean F Costa - 619-463-0721 email@example.com
February 10th Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 2018 Love Your Wetlands Day! The Kendall-Frost Marsh, 2055 Pacific Beach Drive. Join the San Diego Audubon Society and the UC Natural Reserve System for a celebration of our local wetlands. It will entail a series of interactive and fun educational activities and talks about marsh conservation. This is also the only day of the year that the Kendall-Frost Marsh is open to the public, so take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn more about the wilderness in your own backyard via a walk through the marsh! For more information and to register, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Free Event!
February 10th Saturday 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. 2018 San Diego Solar Experience The Center for Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Campaign have partnered for the second consecutive year to present a series of educational solar events. These events are in response to a growing demand for independent and accurate facts about solar power for homeowners to help clear up any misinformation. The public is invited to participate in a day filled with fun, sun, and education! Electric vehicle test drives, solar technology expo, battery Q&A with LG Chem, mini solar presentation, Junior Solar Sprint track, nonprofit corner with information about local organizations fighting climate change, food trucks, local craft brews, music and so much more! more info: http://sdsolarexperience.org/
Feb 12th Monday Noon 1 Billion Rising Solidarity for Homeless Women and Girls! Fault Line Park 1429 Island Avenue
Hosted by San Diego Housing Emergency Alliance
One Billion Rising is the biggest mass action to end violence against women in human history. The campaign, launched on Valentine’s Day 2012, began as a call to action based on the staggering statistic that 1 in 3 women on the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. With the world population at 7 billion, this adds up to more than ONE BILLION WOMEN AND GIRLS. On 14 February 2013, people across the world came together to express their outrage, strike, dance, and RISE in defiance of the injustices women suffer, demanding an end at last to violence against women.
OBR 2018 continues to sustain the theme of “Solidarity Against the Exploitation of Women” as neo-liberal policies and rapacious capitalism have become the engine of most governments, bringing profound consequences for the long-suffering working class and marginalized sectors. In San Diego, the highest number of reported Sexual Assaults is in East Village, Ground Zero for our Housing Disaster and increase in Homelessness. This is no coincidence — homeless women and girls are highly vulnerable.
JOIN US to stand in Solidarity with our Homeless sisters and call attention to: Why women are homeless (escaping domestic violence, poverty, low wages, disability- some of which may be related to DV); the lack of safety in the MegaTent Shelters for women; the criminalization of homelessness; the lack of investment in affordable housing; and how the affordable housing/homelessness disaster and the criminalization of homelessness impacts and endangers women and makes them more vulnerable to male violence. E.g., impounding their RVs and vehicles so they no longer have a safe place to stay. More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/316017312253104/
February 21st Wednesday 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. GreenMeet: State of Green Building, San Diego BNIM, 797 J Street, San Diego. Join the San Diego Green Building Council leadership to recap the San Diego green building movement's accomplishments in 2017 and learn what's in store for 2018 and beyond. During this annual event, we will present the green project data and policy updates as well as SDGBC's programming and organizational accomplishments. We will also provide updates from our partners in USGBC and International Living Future Institute networks. Cost $30 to $40 http://www.usgbc-sd.org/event-2783663
February 21st - February 25th San Diego Bird Festival Join Audubon in celebrating the birds and habitats of our county, which truly offers some of the best birding in the United States. This festival supports the education, conservation and sanctuary programs of San Diego Audubon Society, so by joining us, you get to see the birds and help them too. We thank you for your support, https://www.sandiegoaudubon.org/events/bird-festival
Please check our website page "get involved" for links to group's events too numerous to list. Participating in work parties, habitat restoration, beach clean-ups, committee meetings, workshops, field trips ect. . are the many ways you can get involved
Many more events going on in the Resistance movement. You can sign up to get the Progressive Weekly Calendar through San Diego Free Press More info: http://sandiegofreepress.org/