March for climate, clean up the coast, listen and awake!

Environmental action this weekend!

1.  Coastal Cleanup Day is the largest volunteer service event of the year, with events up and down California. Green Sangha members will gather at McNear’s Beach in San Rafael, and Emeryville in the East Bay.  Details are here.

CLIMATE TRAIN/METRO2.  People’s Climate March.  In NYC, Oakland, Tucson, and around the country, hundreds of thousands are coming together to demonstrate for climate sanity.  Two days later, world leaders gather to consider climate action; they will be informed and inspired by our presence!

Linda Curriepictured here, boarded Amtrak in Emeryville on Mon Sep 15, on her way to join hundreds of thousands in NYC, rallying two days before a gathering of world leaders.  Photo: Kristopher Skinner, Bay Area News Group

Sanjen Miedzinski will march in New York City, as will other Green Sangha members.  You can join the world’s largest demonstration for climate protection! NYC info here. If you can’t make the trip to New York, come to the companion demonstration the next day in Oakland at Lake Merritt, 2-5 pm. In Tucson, there are workshops all day on Sep 20, with a rally and electric vehicle celebration on Sep 21: Tucson climate events.

Then, in October:

Thu Oct 9.  SYNBIO: a close look at an emerging new technology.  Speakers include Mark Squire, co-owner of Good Earth Natural Foods and Green Sangha Advisory Council member.  7-9 pm at the Mill Valley Community Center, Cascade Room, 180 Camino Alto, Mill Valley.  More info on Synbio.

Pumpkin madonnaSun Oct 12 is our seasonal day of Inner & Outer Restoration at Green Gulch.  Organic farm lunch, fresh air in the fields, tea, and meditation, noon to 6 pm.  This event takes the place of our regular monthly retreats in Marin & the East Bay.  Carpooling recommended, and reservations required:

Wed Oct 22.  Clean Energy:  Why we must have it, how it can be done.  A Green Chautauqua discussion with Michael Brune, Executive Director of the Sierra Club.  Co-sponsored by Sustainable Fairfax, Green Sangha, and more.  First Presbyterian Church, San Anselmo, 7:30-9:00 pm.  More info here.


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About Stuart Moody

Stuart Moody is Board President of Green Sangha. He received a B.S. in Conservation of Natural Resources at UC Berkeley, and an M.A. in Counseling Psychology at USF. Stuart was Green Schoolyard Coordinator at Davidson Middle School in San Rafael and directs Green Sangha’s Rethinking Plastics campaign. From 1993 to 2012, Stuart taught dance and co-directed teacher training for Young Imaginations, an arts education agency based in San Rafael. He has taught yoga and meditation to thousands in the Bay Area, including 10 years at San Quentin State Prison. Recently moved to Tucson, he just completed a graduate certificate program in “Connecting Environmental Science and Decision Making” at the University of Arizona.