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Bill Ayers & Bernardine Dohrn: A benefit for EcoViva

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Oakland, CA 94612

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Use discount code "EARLYBIRD" at checkout for 20% off your regular or VIP ticket. Regular tickets are $40 and VIP tickets are $80 until October 30!


CELEBRATION

Join Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz for a conversation with Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn about international solidarity and organizing in today’s political climate. This is a celebration to benefit EcoViva's work to promote environmental justice and a fair economy in Central America!

Come celebrate and join us for drinks at the open bar, delicious Salvadoran food from a local restaurant, and great music. Meet up with old friends, make new ones, and hear some powerful and inspiring words from our distinguished guests.

The celebration starts at 6:30 pm with an intimate gathering with our speakers before the main event.

Don’t miss out on what is sure to be a great party. Get your ticket today!


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6:30 pm: Special reception with Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn for VIP ticket holders

7:30 pm: Celebration dinner & drinks

8:15 pm: Program begins

9:15-10:30 pm: Dessert and dancing!


SPEAKERS

Bill Ayers, a Distinguished Professor of Education (retired) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) has written extensively about social justice, democracy, and education. His books include A Kind and Just Parent; Teaching toward Freedom; Fugitive Days: A Memoir; Public Enemy: Confessions of an American Dissident; and Demand the Impossible!: A Radical Manifesto.

Bernardine Dohrn, activist, academic and children’s and women’s rights advocate, is a retired Associate Clinical Professor at Northwestern University School of Law, where she was the (founding) director of the Children and Family Justice Center for twenty-three years. Dohrn was national leader of SDS and the Weather Underground. Dohrn is an author and co-editor of three books: Race Course: Against White Supremacy (2009) with Bill Ayers; A Century of Juvenile Justice (2002); and Resisting Zero Tolerance: A Handbook for Parents, Teachers and Students (2001). Most recently she has written "In My Lifetime, Young People Have Changed the World: Children as Social Actors” in Diving In, and “The Surprising Role of the CRC in a Non-State Party” in Litigating the Rights of the Child.

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz (San Francisco) grew up in rural Oklahoma, the daughter of a tenant farmer and part-Indian mother. She has been active in the international Indigenous movement for more than four decades and is known for her lifelong commitment to national and international social justice issues. She holds a Ph.D. in History from UCLA and is professor emerita at California State University, East Bay. She is the author or editor of 12 books, including Roots of Resistance: A History of Land Tenure in New Mexico, An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States, and a forthcoming book, Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment.

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We need sponsors and volunteers. All sponsorship levels include one or more VIP tickets. Please contact Karolo Aparicio at karolo@ecoviva.org or (510) 835-1334.


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Please note there is a service charge to buy tickets through Eventbrite. If you wish to avoid the service charge, please call us at (510) 835-1334 to RSVP and mail a check for your ticket(s) to EcoViva at 2201 Broadway, Suite 508, Oakland, CA 94612.

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