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    Join us for Environmental Justice Summit: Climate Action Now!

    Join us for Environmental Justice Summit: Climate Action Now!

    Friends of the Santa Clara River


    Join Us for Climate Action Now
    An Environmental Justice Summit 
    April 29, 2019

    Oxnard College Associated Student Body, in collaboration with 350 Ventura County Climate Hub, present a FREE event for the public and students.

    Keynote Address: Confronting Climate Change: Connecting the Cycles and Closing the Loops to Build a Sustainable Future (Dr. Omar Clay, Environmental Physicist)

    Panel Presenters

    • Carmen Ramirez, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Oxnard
    • James Danza, Professor of Geography and Environmental Science, Oxnard College
    • Tomás Morales Rebecchi, Senior Central Coast Organizer, Food and Water Watch (FWW)
    • Adam Vega, Organizer, VC Coalition Advocating for Pesticide Safety
    • Lucia Marquez, Ventura Organizer, Central Coast Alliance for Sustainable Economy (CAUSE)
    • Q&A


    Workshops will be held in the Oxnard College Conference Center from 7:30 – 8:00pm.

    Talleres en Español

    • “Mi Gente, Mi Aire:” Ciencia de pueblo (Oscar Vasquez, Citizens for Responsible Oil and Gas)
    • “Taller de Cambio Climático para Principiantes” (Dr. Linda “Qui Qui” Quiquivix, Community Scholar)
    • “Una Introducción a la Biblioteca de Semillas en Oxnard” (Zuleima Jimenez)

    Bilingual Workshops – Talleres Bilingüe

    • “Climate Justice Strategies: How CAUSE has been fighting climate change in Oxnard” (Nedia Bello, CAUSE Organizer)
    • “Building Personal and Community Resilience in the Face of Climate Change: ‘What We Can Learn from Transition Towns’ Movement/Respuesta al Cambio Climatic: Lecciones del Movimento de Transicion [Representando a la Red de Accion Climatica en el Condado de Ventura]” (Diana Kublios (, Ventura County Climate Hub)

    Workshops in English

    • “VCCCD Climate Change Resolution” (Joshua Chancer, VCCCD Board Member)
    • “Building a Clean Energy Future” (Karen Schmidt, Clean Power Alliance Regional Affairs Manager)
    • ‘”My People, My Air’ Citizen Science” (Tomàs Rebecchi, Organizer, Food and Water Watch and Merrill Berge, Citizens for Responsible Oil and Gas [CFROG])
    • “No Parking Please on Ormond Wetlands” (Nina Danza & Irene Rauschenberger, Sierra Club)
    • “The Green New Deal” (Jabbar Wofford and Carin Wofford, Action for Change in Changing Times [ACCT])
    • “Friends of the Santa Clara River” (James Danza, Professor of Geography and Environmental Science, Oxnard College)
    • “Sunshine and Succulents with OC STEM Students” (Crystal Zamora, Oxnard College Student)
    • “The High Price of Cheap Food – The Genetic Genocide of California’s Native Plants and People” (Adam Vega, Ventura County Coalition Advocating for Pesticide Safety)



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