Earth Roots, Local Roots: Sowing Seeds of Change

Starting Date: 04-15-2005
Ending Date: 04-17-2005
Address

Berea, Kentucky 40404
United States
Description
Student Environmental Action Coalition regional conference hosted by Berea College HEAL.


YOU are invited to
"Earth Roots : Local Roots Sowing Seeds of Change"

April 15th -17th at Berea College in Central Kentucky

An annual Berea celebration of the earth and our connection with the environment, expanded for a regional SEAC conference.

Learning, Networking, Celebrating, Sharing, and Much More

Conference Activities and Workshop Themes Include:

Art in activism ? Student Organizing ?Live Music? Outdoor Hikes and Camping ? Tampaction? Sustainable Living ? Tours of the Berea College Eco-Village ? Renewable Energy ? Critical Mass Bike Ride ? Eco-Feminism ?
Local Activism ? Spirituality and Sustainability

Check out the attached flyers!

WEEKEND HIGHLIGHTS

8pm Friday "Environmental Racism: Hip Hop and Spoken Word"
Some environmental policies and practices differentially affect or
disadvantage communities of low-income and people of color. Grab a
blanket and come hear the beat of local artists who address this issue and kick off Berea's annual EarthRoots festival.

Saturday Morning Workshops and Afternoon Eco Fair in the Park *Tables available, let us know if you want one for sharing information or vending

Critical Mass - You can borrow a community bike for the ride

Dinner and Presentation by the Bee Hive Collective

Open Mic "Feminism and The Environment" featuring the Afro Latin Percussion Ensemble.

Camping Saturday Night (housing also available)

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LOGISTICS

Friday Evening Registration and Dinner at Union Church. Group Housing provided. Please bring your own bedding and camping gear for Saturday Night.

The church will be your home base for the weekend with events around
campus.

DIRECTIONS: Berea is located 42 miles south of Lexington, Ky., just off
Interstate 75. The driving time from Louisville, Ky., Knoxville, Tenn., or Cincinnati, Ohio is slightly more than two hours. Check out attachment
for more detailed directions.

WHAT TO BRING - your friends, a dish and a cup, drums and instruments,
camping gear, food - if you can score some free food let us know,
otherwise don't worry- creativity, and your ideas.

We are asking for DONATIONS on a sliding scale to help cover the costs of the conference. Please give what you can when you check in on Friday.

WHO TO CONTACT: heal@berea.edu

Heal 859-985-3613 or Leah Devine 859-985-4449

PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOU PLAN ON COMING OR BRINGING A GROUP SO WE CAN
ESTIMATE FOOD PREPARATION. Also let us know what time you think you'll
arrive

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