People's Grocery, Oakland CaliforniaThis video is about work being done by People's Grocery at the California Hotel in West Oakland. People's Grocery operates at the intersection of public health, economic development and local food systems to improve the vitality of and self-determination of the community.
Ron Finley: A guerilla gardener in South Central LA
Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA -- in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs. Why? For fun, for defiance, for beauty and to offer some alternative to fast food in a community where "the drive-thrus are killing more people than the drive-bys."
How To Be An Activist & Find Your Voice | The Bite Size Vegan Story
I believe that everyone can be an activist. Trust me, if I can do it, anyone can. In this speech from VegFest, I share my own journey to becoming a digital vegan animal activist, including my struggles and fears, and the lessons I learned along the way. I hope my story can help others to find their voice and join in the fight for the animals. The more varied our voices, the more effective our message!
The Eco Art Matters class at Laney College covers the history of the environmental/social justice arts movement. Students take field trips, volunteer, watch documentaries and put together an eco art exhibit.
Activism 2.0 - Rebirth of the Environmental Movement: Emily Hunter at TEDxUTSC
A graduate from the UTSC journalism program, Emily Hunter has graced the world stage with her empowering and innovative work as an environmental advocacy journalist, who is constantly reporting throughout the climax of global activist movements. The daughter of Robert Hunter, first president and co-founder of Greenpeace, Emily has had a rich career in protecting our earth and combating climate change and animal abuse.
Pollan discusses America's dilemma regarding food production and consumption and examines the ways in which Americans produce their food and make their meals, the subjects of his 2006 best selling book "The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals.