Time: February 10, 2011 from 6pm to 11pm
Group Type: The Grand Lake Theatre
Street: 3200 Grand Avenue
Website or Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?h…
Event Type: film, screening, speakers
Organized By: Carol Brouillet
Latest Activity: Jan 29, 2011
A benefit for the Gulf Coast Fund, the Coastal Heritage Society of Louisiana, and Ultimate Civics which will feature speakers-
Dr. Riki Ott, Summer Burkes, Lisa Gautier, Phoebe Sorgen, Carol Brouillet, the documentary- Black Wave- The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez
Doors open at 6pm, Welcome at 7 pm, followed by a tinfoil hat and costume contest judged by John Law, co-founder of the Cacophony Society and Laughing Squid ! (BYO tinfoil) before the serious speakers. The film begins at 8 pm, followed by a discussion pointing towards solutions, including - a 28th Constitutional Amendment for the Separation of Corporation and State & Questions and Answers.
Dr. Riki Ott, PhD, is a community activist, a former commercial salmon "fisherm'am," and has a degree in marine toxicology with a specialty in oil pollution.
She is the author of Sound Truth and Corporate Myth$: The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill and Not One Drop: Promises, Betrayal, and Courage in the Wake of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill (Chelsea Green, 2008). She is also the founder of three nonprofit organizations that deal with lingering harm from man-made environmental disaster. She is one of the main characters in the documentary, Black Wave.
Summer Burkes is the gifted writer of The Ladies' Guide to the Apocalypse.
Lisa Gautier - President of the ecological public charity Matter of Trust established in 1998 (the group uses waste clippings of hair, fur & fleece to soak up oil spills)
Phoebe Sorgen Resolutions she wrote as a Berkeley Peace & Justice Commissioner would rein in corporate rule.
Carol Brouillet hosts the Community Currency radio show, and is the publisher of the Deception Dollar
Black Wave- The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez documents the struggle of the people of Cordova, Alaska.
The film holds some powerful lessons for all people about truths and lies, myths and broken promises, the need to champion for the rights of life, and people before profits and corporations.
Dr. Riki Ott, founded Ultimate Civics to build a popular movement and pass a constitutional amendment to reinstate the primacy of human rights over corporate rights. Their mission is to- inform people of the need to abolish corporate persons; encourage and assist citizen-driven efforts to pass ordinances; coalesce these efforts into passing state laws to trigger a national movement for a 28th AMENDMENT FOR THE SEPARATION OF CORPORATION AND STATE.