Join Green Foothills and a line up of inspirational speakers for the 50th celebration of Virtual Earth Day on April 22 from 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Let’s gather as a community, celebrate how far we have come, what we are accomplishing together, and ground our community in the work ahead. Hear from:
- Co-founder of Earth Day and former Congressman Pete McCloskey and his wife Helen on the story behind the first Earth Day in 1970 and how activism changed U.S. policies
- Assemblymember Ash Kalra, our event emcee, about organizing the growing green movement
- Amah Mutsun Tribal Band Chairman Valentin Lopez on the campaign to save and steward sacred lands
- Jamie Minden and Helen Deng of Silicon Valley Youth Climate Strike on the need to protect Coyote Valley
- Green Foothills Legislative Advocacy Director Alice Kaufman about the fight to protect wetlands along the Bay
Don’t miss the chance to ask questions from this first-rate panel of speakers during the Q&A.