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6/3/10 Permaculture for the People and Update on Sri Lanka


Three young Asian Pacific American, women, community organizers in the Bay Area – Angela Angel, Jidan Koon, and Amanda Wake – discuss their recent experience in Movement Generation’s Permaculture for the People two-week training. We will discuss the popularizing concept of permaculture and urban gardening in the context of API cultures and how it has inspired them as activists fighting for economic and environmental justice in low-income communities in the Bay Area. We will also highlight ongoing local projects led by API leaders who are already turning principles into practice.

Also, Preeti Mangala Shekar sits down in discussion with noted feminist activist and human rights advocate Sunila Abeyasekara on the ongoing political situation in Sri Lanka. Sunila also shares her insights on the history of the Sri Lankan women’s movement. Plus events calendar and music.