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Climate Change and Consciousness: Let's Make a Difference

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Friday, June 7, 2019
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Fri, June 7, 2019

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT

Unity of Santa Barbara

227 East Arrellaga Street

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

The panel of experts will address practical strategies each of us can apply in our lives to help address climate change, and will also speak on the intersection of technology and the power of individual and collective conscious choice-making in creating a healthier, happier, more sustainable world.

David Pellow, Ph.D is Dehlsen Chair and Professor of Environmental Studies and Director of the Global Environmental Justice Project at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Pellow is considered a rising star in the sustainability community.

Rinaldo Brutoco, J.D. is the Founder and President of the World Business Academy. As an author, visionary change agent and highly regarded keynote speaker and guest lecturer at major business schools such as Stanford, Brutoco brings important insights to the critical questions of how we can design a better future for humanity, and the role of business in contemporary moral, environmental, and social issues.

Lamara Heartwell is an environmental activist and great granddaughter of one of the founders of Exxon. Her passion and advocacy for environmental sustainability has been influenced by her family linage in the oil industry. She is as invested in the health of the planet as she is in the health of our bodies, and sees a direct relationship between the two.

Kathi King is the Director of Outreach and Education at the Community Environmental Council and plays a key role in organizing the renowned Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival. She is also on the board of the Montecito Association and the Santa Barbara School District’s Sustainability Sub-Committee.

Forrest Leichtberg, Founder and Executive Producer for the Consciousness Network, will be the host and emcee for the evening.