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    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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