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Pando Populus Launch

May 1, 12:00          1564 S. Hobart Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90006. 

Beginning Sunday, May 1 and extending over the next three consecutive Sundays, Pando Partners will join together to:

    • Solve critical water issues throughout the house;
    • Install a grey water system to deliver water from the kitchen/utility area to the garden site;
    • Plan and install a community garden in the home’s courtyard area that is nourished by the grey water, demoing concrete structures in the way;
  • Conduct critical building and safety assessments, so that a doable plan can be developed for ongoing work to create an even healthier and safer environment over time.

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Enjoy food, spirits, art, music and the Honorable Tom LaBonge, MC. It’s because of you that we’ve come this far; and with your continued support we’ll create a swimmable, fishable, boatable, bikeable LA River.
On Saturday, October 10th come down to the East Bank of the LA River and celebrate FoLAR’s greatest year yet. With your support, FoLAR let the way in the recent passing of a $1.35 billion plan to connect habitat, create parks, restore wetlands, and take out concrete along an 11-mile stretch of the River through downtown.

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First, write with clarity and truth and let the light shine. With the wisdom and peace of the learning and growth, you can have new temperance which lends you new eyes to the looks of the future. You can percevie that which has been, and is now, as growth; and that which comes next, as unforeseen, and delight in the journey of growth.

SEIZING AN ALTERNATIVE:  Toward an Ecological Civilization”

June 4-7, Pomona College, Claremont, CA. 

chaJoin founder Bill McKibben, Indian environmentalist Vandana Shiva, Chinese environmentalist Sheri Liao, father of eco-economics Herman Daly, eco-agriculture pioneer Wes Jackson, philosophical theologian John B. Cobb, Jr., and hundreds of other leading and original thinkers who are coming together to reimagine life for a thriving ecosphere.

JOIN 4-DAY WORKING GROUPS reassessing fundamental assumptions of culture on behalf of the Earth – rethinking society, economics, religion, agriculture, science, psychology, education, philosophy, ethics, art and design . . . More than 80 different topic areas.

SIGN UP FOR A SATURDAY PACKAGE to get a broad sampling of the work that is being done across multiple fields.

ATTEND FREE PLENARY SESSIONS at Bridges Auditorium, Pomona College:

            • Bill McKibben: 7:00 p.m. Thursday, June 4 – Opening Night

            • Vandana Shiva: 7:00 p.m. Friday, June 5

            • Sheri Liao: 7:00 p.m. Saturday, June 6

STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE through the generosity of a Southern California benefactor.  Write to apply:

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