<\body> Stories in America: Live Green Festival Broadcast

Friday, November 09, 2007

Live Green Festival Broadcast

The annual Green Festival is in San Francisco this weekend and I'll be hosting a special broadcast tomorrow from noon - 2pm PST on KALW 91.7 FM. You can also listen online.

If you go, be sure to try the amazing raw food!

The guests will be:

Brahm Amadi, co-founder of the People's Grocery, an organization that focuses on the health, environmental, and economic challenges facing West Oakland

Miguel Santistevan, former project director for the New Mexico Acequia Association - Acequias are the historic communal irrigation systems that support the culture and livelihood of thousands of families in New Mexico

Dr. Namrata Patel, a San Francisco green dentist

Hilary Abell, executive director of the Wages Cooperative, a Bay Area organization whose mission is to build worker-owned green businesses that create healthy, dignified jobs for low-income women

Jessica Assaf and Carly Wetheim, members of the Teens for Safe Cosmetics Campaign, a coalition led by young women raising awareness about potentially harmful ingredients in personal care products that may be linked to cancer, reproductive harm, and other health risks

Utuma Belfrey, a state-licensed journeywoman electrician and outreach coordinator for GRID Alernatives, a non-profit that works to bring the power of solar electricity and energy efficiency to low-income households in the Bay Area


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