Films of Vision and Hope – New Series – Living Creatively in Times of Crisis – Starts April 27

How are folks coping with today’s economic and environmental crises? It’s easy to lose hope when faced with a mountain of tough economic problems on top of climate change and other environmental woes

In this film series, we’ll take a look at how people are living creatively, finding ways to be resilient and thrive as the world comes apart around us.

Friday April 27 – Urban Roots
Detroit, once an industrial powerhouse, is now devastated by the collapse of manufacturing and loss of population. But now against all odds, seeds of change are taking root. See how dedicated Detroiters are working tirelessly to fulfill their vision for locally-grown, sustainably farmed food in a city that had given up hope.

Friday May 4 – Farmin’ in the Hood
It’s an amazing story of about 20 families that uprooted from suburbia and made their homes for good in one of the most blighted neighborhoods in the U.S. “We took the seeds in our pockets and every square foot we owned and went about like mad scientists testing out innovative ideas from all around world and making them work in one of the most blighted neighborhoods in the US.”

Friday May 11 – YERT – Your Environmental Road Trip
Don’t miss this award winning adventure. Called to action by a planet in peril, three friends hit the road – traveling with hope, humor, and all of their garbage – to explore every state in America in search of the extraordinary innovators and citizens who are tackling humanity’s greatest environmental crises.

Friday May 18 – 100 Mile Potluck – STARTS 7pm
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World Centric 2121 Staunton Ct., Palo Alto
Meet and greet (and Dec. 9 potluck) 7 P.M.
Meet and greet 7:00 P.M. Films and discussion 7:30 – 9:30 P.M.
Sponsored by Transition Silicon Valley, Transition Palo Alto, and World Centric

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