Environmental Concerns Speaker Series May 9th

The May Meeting of the Environmental Concerns Speaker Series will host Dr Margaret Paloma Pavel and Carl Anthony on Monday, May 9, 2016

Margaret Paloma PavelDr. Margaret Paloma Pavel is President and founder of Earth House, a multicultural media and learning center for environmental and social justice based in Oakland, California to build healthy and sustainable communities through publication and distribution of books, trainings and facilitations. Earth House works internationally, nationally, and regionally consulting to individuals, communities, and organizations on large systems change, strategic communications, building multi-cultural organizations, and leadership development. Dr. Pavel’s organizational clients reflect her core values commitment in areas of health, sustainability, education, and social justice.

Carl AnthonyCarl Anthony is Founder of Breakthrough Communities, a project of Earth House Center to build multiracial leadership for sustainable communities in California and the nation. He has been a Senior Ford Foundation Fellow at U.C Berkeley Department of Geography working on a book, The Earth, the City and the Hidden Narrative of Race examining the connections between fields of environmental justice, community development and the changing face of global urbanization.

Prior to his present role, Anthony served as Acting Director of the Ford Foundation Community and Resource Development Unit with a $39 million annual budget and supervisory responsibility for all the Foundation’s Program Officers in fields of community development and environment and development.

The meetings take place 7:30-9:00 pm at 1174 Euclid Ave. (@ Crystal Way, just north of Eunice) in North Berkeley. Join us the second Monday of the month Sept. through May. Contact Carol Stone at 510-549-0959 or seastone11@hotmail.com or Gail Schickele at 415-922-6627 or gail.schickele@gmail.com

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