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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Monday, February 18, 2019
Hands Off Venezuela!
Friday, February 22, 4:30pm
Broadway between Front and Union
Downtown San Diego
Join us on Friday, February 22, 4:30-6pm at the Federal Building to demand Hands Off Venezuela. This will be one of many such events across the US (see https://www.nowaronvenezuela.org/ ).
The Venezuelan people have the right to determine their own destiny, free from interference from the US or other foreign powers. The current difficulties faced by the Venezuelan people must be solved by the Venezuelan people themselves, free from economic sanctions and military intervention from the US.
From the time of the Monroe Doctrine in 1823, the US has acted on its self-declared its right to oversee the affairs of Latin America. This has led to invasions and US-backed coups, including Guatemala (1954), Cuba (1961), Dominican Republic (1965), Chile (1973), El Salvador (1980s), Nicaragua (1980s), Honduras (2009), and now Venezuela, to cite only some of the most prominent examples. The result has been suffering, destruction, repression, and migration for the people, while a small handful reap profits at the expense of the multitude.
Living within the empire's heartland, we have a responsibility to oppose these policies. Our resources may be limited. However, by joining together to demonstrate our opposition to US intervention in Venezuela, we can send a message that people in San Diego and throughout the US opposes the interventionist policies of the US government.
This event is co-sponsored by the Friends of the (former) San Diego Coalition for Peace and Justice and the Green Party San Diego, and endorsed by the International Socialist Organization (San Diego).
For more information, https://www.facebook.com/events/2194501577534513/.
Friday, February 8, 2019
Date: February 8, 2019 at 10:02:55 AM PST
To: PRC SD Info <email@example.com>
Subject: Fwd: unique opportunity for Violence De-escalation with Meta Peace Team in San Diego Feb 16
Dear Friends,The internationally active Meta Peace Team enters areas of violence, especially those involving state violence, around the world to assist and support as needed people facing violence.The Peace Resource Center of San Diego is happy to host their unique skills training workshop next Saturday, Feb 16. The Meta Peace Team will be in Tijuana the following week assisting organizations supporting the people fleeing from the state violence in Central America only to face US inhumane procedures here.Space is limited. Please RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.orgPlease share this invitation with your contacts!You can find out more about the Meta Peace Team efforts at metapeaceteam.org
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Date: February 7, 2019 at 5:18:56 PM PST
Subject: February News and Events with Sierra Club San Diego Chapter
Reply-To: "Sierra Club San Diego" <reply-fe8d15787c66037e71-418_HTMLemail@example.com>
Movie Night, Seal Walk and Talk and more
FREE Movie Night2 Films this month.New York based Global Justice Ecology Project, whose main goal is to stop the spread of genetically modified trees in the U.S. and abroad, has sent us these films. The first one features interviews with scientists and activists who share their insight and expertise on the potential harm of genetically engineered trees on ecosystems, communities, and indigenous people. The second film discusses the dangerous effects of lead on indigenous peoples.
Friday, February 8 at 6:30pm
8304 Clairemont Mesa Blvd
San Diego 92111
It's Pupping Season for the La Jolla Harbor Seals!
Join us for a Talk on Seal Biology and Behavior followed by a short Walk to Casa Beach to see the Seals
Saturday, February 9th at 2 pm
Mangelsen-Images of Nature Gallery
7916 Girard Ave, La Jolla
Presented by Seal Society of Sierra Club San Diego
Idyllwild, Custom Log Home Vacation RentalThe Bear's Den, 4 bd/2ba, sleeps 12, WiFi, Gourmet Kitchen, Great Rm, 2,600 s/f, 1 acre lot, near Humber Park. On both creeks!!! All linens provided, beds made up. Couple rates available. Go to https:www.idyllwildvacationcabins.com/bearsden.htm or contact Property manager, Martha at: 951-663-0527
Make Your Grocery Game Zero-WasteFive ways to render grocery shopping easier on the planet—and your wallet. Talk to your grocer about food waste. As consumers, we can change our behavior to reduce individual waste, but the U.S. retail food sector generates eight million tons of waste a year in distribution centers and stores, which accounts for a whopping $18 billion a year in lost value, according to a 2018 ReFed analysis. Read more here...
Should the San Diego Region Prioritize Public Transportation?
YES! But we need your help. The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) is in the process of creating the next Regional Transportation Plan that will be the blueprint for how we get from one place to another. We need more public transportation, not more roads. Join other Sierra Club Volunteers who are looking to prioritize public transportation.
Be part of the movement.
Join San Diego Activist Citizens (SANDAC)
Oregon Timeshare Vacation RentalRedmond, Eagle Crest Timeshare Deeded Week Ownership. 2 bedrooms 2 baths, bicycle, walking trails, golf. Gold Crown 5 Star, RCI-Interval International's trade service. $1,900. Call 858-613-9210.
California and many local governments already have made the commitment to achieve aggressive emission reduction goals. These impacts will worsen dramatically unless our government agencies, and all of us, take prompt and strong action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Read more here...
SAVE THE DATE
2019 San Diego Chapter Awards Dinner Celebration
Saturday, May 4, 2019
Flow Reception Dinner & Silent Auction
Hilton Harbor Island Hotel
Sponsorship opportunities available.
For more information please contact Richard Miller at 858-569-6005 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please consider making a donation to the San Diego Chapter.
100% of your contribution stays with the San Diego Chapter to fight for what you care about, solutions to climate change, clean water, clean air, and protecting our backcountry.
This email was sent by the Sierra Club San Diego Chapter
8304 Clairemont Mesa Blvd #101 San Diego, CA
Friday, February 1, 2019
From: Ocean Beach Green Center <email@example.com>
Date: February 1, 2019 at 7:34:31 PM PST
Subject: February Events From the Ocean Beach Green Center
Ocean Beach Green Center, 4862 Voltaire Street, Ocean Beach 92107 firstname.lastname@example.org
Dear friends of the Ocean Beach Green Center,
We are still in the process of setting up at our new location at 4862 Voltaire St. Ocean Beach 92107. We will be opening up soon. Look for updates on our website: oceanbeachgreencenter.org.
Every Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Climate Mobilization Coalition Meeting Feb 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd. Ocean Beach People's Cooperative Community Room, 4765 Voltaire Street. Come help plan for the upcoming Climate Action events. More info https://www.facebook.com/SDClimateMobilization/ Contact: email@example.comFebruary Events From the Ocean Beach Green Center
February 2nd. Saturday 8 am -11 am WOC ROAR 2019 Panel Discussion: Running and Winning. Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation, 404 Euclid Ave. San Diego 92114 Women of Color Roar 2019 is a celebration of the historic elections of Women of Color, from London Breed becoming the first African American female mayor of San Francisco to a record number of WOC in the freshman class of Congress. A panel of local dynamic women leaders will reflect on 2018, share insights from their own campaigns and shed light on the required groundwork for the 2020 election. More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/666809007135557/
February 2nd. Saturday 9 am - 4 pm Love Your Wetlands Day Kendall-Frost Marsh 2055 Pacific Beach Drive This event will entail a series of interactive and fun educational activities and talks about marsh conservation, as well as live animal presentations. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn more about the wilderness in your own backyard via a walk through the marsh! More info: https://sandiegoaudubon.org/
February 2nd. Saturday White People for Racial Justice 101 hosted by Showing Up for Racial Justice - SURJ San Diego 4089 Fairmount Avenue, San Diego 92105 Join us for an interactive workshop where we will discuss the basics of white supremacy, privilege, and fragility. We will also go over practical tools for unlearning your own biases, identifying everyday racism and taking action to fight for racial equality. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. 7:30 am – Check-in and light breakfast, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm – Workshop. More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2447258028622155/
February 4th Monday 12 pm - 1:30 pm "The Theology of Racial Capitalism and Economic Justice" with Bishop Cornelius Bowser Hosted by Interfaith Worker Justice of San Diego County, Friendship Hall - University Christian Church DoC 3900 Cleveland St. San Diego 92103 IWJSD invites all to bring your lunch and join us! The Lunch and Learn series is a program that seeks to introduce various faiths and traditions to the public highlighting the social justice strain within religions and to provide an interactive forum for discussion and discovery. More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/232789140935270/
February 5th Tuesday 1:30 PM – 4 PM Support City Council Repeal of Vehicle Habitation Law! Hosted by San Diego Housing Emergency Alliance San Diego City Council 202 C St. San Diego, CA 92101 Show the San Diego City Council as they consider Repealing the No Vehicle Habitation Law that you SUPPORT doing so! We will have small signs and will help you sign up to show your support. Go to facebook page for more info and history of ordinance. https://www.facebook.com/events/299414844263587/
February 5th Tuesday 6:30 pm Green New Deal Live Watch Party Modern Times Conference Space 3402 Kurtz Street, Suite 200 San Diego 92028 Join us as we gather and push the fight for clean air + water and good jobs for every single person across the country. We need everyone to take action to show our legislators that we're serious about climate and they need to be too. More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2353536621600178/
February 6th Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Clean Elections Campaign Meeting First Unitarian Universalist Church, 4190 Front St, San Diego, CA 92103, More info: John Hartley: 619-299-8870 or visit sdcleanelections.org
February 6th Wednesday 6 pm - 9 pm Bikes, Mobility and the Future of San Diego Hosted by San Diego County Bicycle Coalition. Mike Hess Brewing company, North Park, 3812 Grim Ave. San Diego 92104 Join us for a free, fast-paced event of ideas, entrepreneurs and bikes, capturing the exciting things happening in the bike industry. Speakers: Council district reps 9 and 3, Director of Programs at Climate Action Campaign and Marketing Manager of Electra Bicycle Company. More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1839756259486573/
February 7th Thursday 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Earth Stewardship Alliance 903 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. San Diego 92017 We invite you to join us for our monthly Earth Stewardship Alliance (ESA) meeting! The ESA is a community action network of individuals and organizations dedicated to stewarding the health of our local and global ecosystem. We provide a collaborative, strategic platform for citizens to take action on local environmental issues. More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2725679634110646/
February 7th Thursday 8:45 am -9:30 am Call on Rep. Scott Peters to endorse a Green New Deal 4350 Executive Drive Suite 105, San Diego 92121. Join SanDiego350 and partners to call on Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) to endorse a Green New Deal and commit to a just and equitable transition to a world free from fossil fuels, support green jobs, and reject fossil fuel money.
Please also RSVP at our website, where you can also find events at Representatives Vargas, Davis and Hunter's offices.
https://sandiego350.org/blog/event/civi_event_735 More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2230627370509813/
February 8th Friday 6:30 pm Sierra Club film night Movie: 2 films approximately 70 min combined; The Story of A Forest & A Darker Shade of Green – REDD Alert and the Future of the Forest 8304 Clairemont Mesa Blvd #101, San Diego, CA 92111. New York based Global Justice Ecology Project, whose main goal is to stop the spread of genetically modified trees in the U.S. and abroad, has sent us these films. The first one features interviews with scientists and activists who share their insight and expertise on the potential harm of genetically engineered trees on ecosystems, communities, and indigenous people. The second film discusses the dangerous effects of lead on indigenous peoples. More info: Jean Costa (619) 463-0721 firstname.lastname@example.org http://sandiegosierraclub.org/news/activities-calendar/
February 9th Saturday 1 pm - 3 pm San Diego Fixit Clinic Second Chance Beer Company, 15378 Ave of Science #222 San Diego 92128. We have been all too accustomed to the throw away lifestyle. If something doesn't work, throw it out and buy a new one. Because of this behavior our landfills are filling at a rapid rate and electronic waste has become the one of the largest pollution generators. So why not learn how to fix it?! Bring your broken, non-functioning things: electronics, appliances, computers, toys, bicycles, clothes, etc. for assessment, disassembly, and possible repair. We'll provide workspace, specialty tools, and guidance. More info: http://zerowastesandiego.org/events/
February 9th to March 2nd Warm Weather Seed Starting Workshop Cabrillo Community Garden 4113 Voltaire St. San Diego 92106. Join the Ocean Beach Branch Library, Ocean Beach Seed Library, and UCCE San Diego Master Gardeners for this 3-part Seed Starting Series at our local Cabrillo Community Garden! Learn how to successfully plant your spring garden with vegetable plants you grew from seed. The Ocean Beach Seed Library, a pilot project of the Ocean Beach Library, will be there distributing free seeds and participating in the "off-site" library program! Program will be taught by Deanna Chandra, UCCE San Diego Master Gardener. This will be a fun day filled with hands-on learning! No cost. Kid-friendly. https://www.facebook.com/events/498272740696069/
February 10th Sunday 6 pm - 8 pm San Diego Barnstorm: Fight to Win Medicare For All First Unitarian Universalist Church 4190 Front St. San Diego 92103. Join us as part of the National Medicare for All Week of Action. Hundreds of events are happening across the country as activists come together to win Medicare for All. We'll talk about what's at stake, our plan to win, and what you can do to take action and get involved. More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2417537731652616/
February 12th Tuesday 8 am - 4 pm Zero Waste 2019 - Re-Thinking Resources Sixth Annual Symposium County of San Diego Operations Campus Center Hearing Room 5520 Overland Avenue, San Diego 92123. This year's symposium will focus on an examination of how we can better manage resources – both virgin and discarded – globally as well as locally. Current practices negatively impact human health, sustainable economics, and the environment. Let's discuss how we can collectively change this paradigm. More info: http://zerowastesandiego.org/event/zwsymposium2019/ For speakers list: http://zerowastesandiego.org/zwsd-symposium-bio-2019/
February 14th Thursday 11 am - 2 pm One Billion RISING-a Movement to Awaken our Hearts: Encinitas hosted by Caroline Grace Lorenzo. Swami's Beach. One Billion Rising is a global movement powered by the love of our hearts and the strength of community standing up for what we believe in. One Billion Rising is a global movement on V Day February 14th to end violence against the feminine in all bodies, including the earth. More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/325391031649306/
For Inspiring videos for past events go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fL5N8rSy4CU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3WrT8HG4wYFebruary 14th Thursday 5:30 pm "Sunrise Movement and the New Green Deal" The Story of a Rising Youth Climate Organization and a Bold Solution for the Climate Crisis presented by The North County Climate Change Alliance Vista Library 700 Eucalyptus Ave., Vista, CA 92084 Learn about the Sunrise Movement's story and about their efforts to push climate policy forward with increased urgency. We'll discuss the original historical New Deal & the current Green New Deal as envisioned by Sunrise, and we'll compare and contrast it with other climate policy at the national level. More info: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SunriseMovement.SanDiego/
February 15th Friday 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Seeking Solutions in a Polarized World - A Student led conversation on the issue of gun violence prevention Canyon Crest Academy, 5951 Village Center Loop Rd. San Diego 92130. Join the students of Team Enough San Diego, as well as students from cities across the nation, as they host a non-partisan town hall meeting with a panel of community leaders and local youth. This is not a debate, but a respectful forum for asking questions and discussing proposed ways to reduce gun violence in our communities. More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/343739643138897February 17th Sunday 10 am - 12:30 pm Join Sea Shepherd San Diego for a World Love for Dolphins Day protest at Sea World San Diego! We will meet on the corner of Sea World Dr. & S. Shores Rd. Come be a voice for the whales and dolphins. Speak out against cetacean captivity. Signs will be available but homemade signs are always welcome. Contact email@example.com More info: https://www.facebook.com/SeaShepherdSanDiego
February 20th Wednesday 5:30-8:00 PM 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 2018 and learn what's in store for 2019 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. $30 - $40 More info: https://usgbc-sd.org/event-3204349
February 24th Sunday 3:00 p.m. Hands-on workshop to build your own SoloBee Bungalow Shelter Event is a hands-on workshop where you make your own SoloBee Bungalow, the shelter that many non-stinging, native bees use to lay their eggs. You will craft a beautiful handmade gift for a friend, child or for yourself, while also learning about these gentle, non-stinging, super-pollinators that make our natural environment thrive while providing us with nuts, fruits and vegetables. No prior carpentry experience needed, everyone is invited. Register here and we will reply with address and ask which type of wood you want to use, salvaged or natural redwood. More info: https://www.solobee.com/build-a-bungalow-workshop.html
February 27th Wednesday 11:30 am - 1:30 pm Humanitarian Crisis at the Border Hosted by BORDER ANGELS and League of Women Voters of San Diego Tom Ham's Lighthouse, 2150 Harbor Island Dr. San Diego 92101. We're bringing in the experts to tell us what they're seeing and how they're responding to immigrants seeking asylum and entry at our border. Come get the latest updates and learn how you can help. $38 More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/379496205948328/
February 27th to March 3rd Audubon Bird Festival Marina Village Conference Center, 1936 Quivera Way, Mission Bay, San Diego 92109. We are celebrating the wild birds and habitats of our county, which truly offers some of the best birding in the U.S. The 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. More info: https://sandiegoaudubon.org/
February 28th Thursday 6 pm - 8 pm Solar for Homeowners 3980 Sherman St. Suite #170 San Diego, 92110
Tailored to homeowners interested in going solar, this free workshop outlines the fundamentals of solar electricity and solar water heating. Learn how to reduce or eliminate your electric and gas bill with clean power and find reliable solar contractors in your area. Experts from the Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) will explain the fundamentals of solar electricity and solar water heating and share valuable consumer awareness tips that will help you feel confident when evaluating solar technology for your home . More info: http://energycenter.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&ccse-menu=pv-homeowner&id=2843
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