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15th Annual Brower Youth Awards Ceremony

What:

BYA 2013 awardessJoin the EII family on October 21 in San Francisco for Earth Island’s 15th Annual Brower Youth Awards. Get all the event details for this festive evening celebrating bold, young environmental leadership and consider joining the Host Committee or featuring your green business as a BYA Sponsor! Learn more about the Brower Youth Awards and its amazing community of past winners here.

When: Tuesday October 21, 2014 – 6:00 pm

Where: at the Nourse Theater, on Hayes Street between Van Ness and Franklin in San Francisco

For morre information, visit The Brower Youth Awards Website

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What River Are Youth Made Of? Tuolumne Inside Out Art Exhibit

What:

Curated by Earth Island Institute project director Elizabeth Dougherty of Wholly H2O. Show Runs: Sept 4 to October 3

This show brings you 20+ artists’ interpretations of our Tuolumne River, as well as the 411 on the river itself. The artists weave a story about the Tuolumne on the molecular, infrastructure and end use levels through their 2D, 3D, digital, and mixed media artwork.

While the Tuolumne River flows out of the tall peaks of the Sierra Nevada straight to the faucets of three million water users in the San Francisco Bay Area, many don’t know its name and relation to them. The Tuolumne River provides both water and electricity to Turlock, Modesto, and the San Francisco Bay Area.

What else lies hidden from our consciousness about this stunning river as it flows below Bay Area urban neighborhoods, enters our bodies, passes on into the landscape or sewers? What ripples does this river make below us, around us and inside of us? How does this river move through the Bay Area? How are we using it? And what does this life force need from us, to be purely available to us?

When: Thursday September 11, 2014 – 6:30 pm

Where: Capital One 360 Cafe—101 Post Street, San Francisco California

Details here.

Naomi Klein: “This Changes Everything”

What:

On Monday, September 29, Earth Island Journal, KPFA Radio, and Movement Generation are hosting a conversation with author-activist Naomi Klein in Berkeley. Tickets to the event are just $12. Get yours today!

When: Monday September 29, 2014 – 7:30 pm

Where: First Congregational Church, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley, California

For more information, follow this link.

Saving Africa’s Giants

What:

How we can help save elephants from extinction?

Join us in welcoming Pratik Patel, Founder and Chairman of The African Wildlife Trust, and learn about how you can aid in the fight against the endangered wildlife trafficking epidemic.

When: Tuesday September 30, 2014 – 6:00 pm

Where: At Earth Island Institute on the fourth floor of the David Brower Center 2150 Allston Way, Ste. 460, in Berkeley, California