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Join the Sharktober Fest

What:

Join EII's Shark Stewards in celebrating sharks and helping save them and the oceans during Sharktober, a month-long festival in honor our ocean's key predator. An exciting series of public events, films and lectures throughout this month is helping raise awareness about the ecological value of sharks. Take a trip to the Farallon Islands Marine Sanctuary, home of the great white shark, and come in costume to the October 30 "Sharkoween" party. Check out the calendar of Sharktober events, support Shark Stewards' campaign to end shark finning by signing this petition urging United Airlines to stop transporting shark fins.

When: Thursday October 16, 2014

Where: San Francisco, Sausalito, and the Farallon islands!

For more information, follow this link.

Visit the Chicago Green Festival

What:

The Chicago Green Festival will be held at the Navy Pier from October 24 to 26. Enjoy the widest array of sustainable products, innovative green speakers, and activities for the entire family! Check out the festival schedule and don't forget to purchase your tickets online and save $5!

When: Thursday October 23, 2014 – 11:59 pm

Where: At the Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois

Dismantling Racism in Our Communities

What:

EII's Bay Localize and Generation Waking Up invite you to join the Thriving Resilient Communities Collaboratory – a daylong, uplifting, and powerful anti-racism training held by the Catalyst Project on November 8. The training will include, developing visions for social change, exploring how institutional racism functions, and examine how white privilege undermines social justice efforts. 

When: Saturday November 8, 2014 – 9:30 am

Where: 518 Valencia (Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics) at 518 Valencia Streetin San Francisco, California

Details and registration information here

Predatory-Friendly Workshop

What:

EII's Project Coyote is excited to partner with Marin-based Fibershed in offering a predator friendly workshop at The Third Annual Fibershed Wool & Fine Fiber Symposium. Come learn about Marin County's unique Livestock & Wildlife Protection Program and about innovative nonlethal predator deterrents. Local artisans and farmers will be selling their freshly farmed, locally grown and made creations. Event details and ticket information here.

When: Saturday November 15, 2014 – 10:00 am

Where: in Point Reyes Station, California

For more information, follow this link.