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Get Down and Dirty Oakland!

Submitted by News Desk on Fri, 10/08/2010 - 9:26am
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Down & Dirty10 October 2010 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Fed up with all the hot air around climate change? Then roll up your sleeves and get down and dirty Oakland-style, with hundreds of your friends and neighbors this October 10 at Laney College!

We'll revitalize Laney College's community garden, offer skills-building workshops, pass the mic to dynamic speakers, and bring together local leaders for climate justice. Help support Oakland's climate action plan by building community access to healthy, affordable food! We'll also kick off a statewide Clean Energy Tour featuring some of Oakland's top hip hop talent, while educating folks about the threat to our communities from Prop 23.

Sponsored by the Oakland Climate Action Coalition, Bay Localize, Ella Baker Center, CommuniTree, Greenpeace, HOPE Collaborative, and Laney College this will be an anchor event among dozens of gatherings happening around the Bay Area as part of 350.org's "Global Work Party" on 10.10.10. Get involved with local climate solutions!

This event is FREE and open to the public. Yummy local food also available.

RSVP today at:
http://action.ellabakercenter.org/site/Calendar?view=Detail&id=100241

Share with your friends on Facebook!
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=123984270983846

Join us for the Bay Area's biggest day of climate action ever!

SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES:

• Noon-3 pm: Garden Work Party, Workshops, and Music
- Community Gardening
- Workshops on Urban Gardening 101, Oakland's Energy and Climate Action Plan, the Dirty Energy Prop -- Prop 23, Eco-District Visioning for Oakland, and More!
- Local DJs

• 3 pm: Press Conference
- Mayoral and City Council Candidates
- Community Leaders
- Local Celebrities

• 3:30-5 pm: Clean Energy Tour Kickoff Concert
- Hip Hop Performances - Pete Rock & CL Smooth, plus more TBA!

ALSO, don't miss these other exciting Bay Area 10.10.10 events!

SF 350 Kitchen Garden Challenge: http://www.kitchengardensf.org

Berkeley Work Party: http://www.101010berkeley.org

Event Website: http://action.ellabakercenter.org/site/Calendar?view=Detail&id=100241

Event Host: Oakland Climate Action Coalition, Bay Localize, Ella Baker Center, CommuniTree, Greenpeace, HOPE Collaborative, and Laney College