Saturday, November 17, 2012
Green Festival, Los Angeles (Nov. 17-18)
GreenFestivals.org; Wisdom Quarterly
The LA stop of the Green Festival is this weekend at the LA Convention Center. Connect with local communities to find ideas and innovations to help take the next green steps. Hundreds of speakers, exhibitors, DIY workshops... It stops in downtown Nov. 17-18. See the Online Event Guide. Admission is affordable on any budget. The fest is beinh held at the LA Convention Center: 1201 Figueroa St., intersection of the Santa Monica (10) and Harbor (110) freeways. Event hours are 10:00 am-7:00 pm Saturday and 11:00 am-6:00 pm Sunday. Exhibitors have have passed the Green America screening process for leadership in social and environmental responsibility and have earned the Green America Seal of Approval for their commitment.
See Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman, radio/TV hostess for the independent global news hour Democracy Now!, will speak and sign her latest book, The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 1:00 pm. Goodman goes beyond the mainstream media’s obsessive focus on poll numbers and candidate gaffes to examine how people are organizing, the impacts of restrictive voter ID laws, and the massive influx of campaign cash following the Citizens United decision. More