2. (2014 January) Announcements: NYC Seminars, January 18th

MORNING

Women, Earth and Economic Power

Sponsored by: Earth Rights Institute, Communications Coordination Committee for the United Nations, and The Henry George School of Social Science

Saturday, January 18, 2014
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
At the Chapel of Peace, Community Church
40 East 35th Street, New York City
(between Park & Madison Avenues in Manhattan)
Take the #6 Train to 33rd Street

RSVP and information: hiddenfromhistory1@gmail.com, alanna@earthrights.net and cccun@optonline.net

Speakers will describe the connection of women with the earth from their professional perspective and personal experiences, and elaborate on how this translates into a sense of “economic power”.  There will be time for group discussion following the presentations.

Moderator:  Alanna Hartzok, co-director, Earth Rights Institute

Presenters:

  • Lucy Webster, economist, board member & UN Rep, Economists for Peace and Security
  • Elizabeth Carll, PhD, psychologist and President, Communications Coordinating Committee for the UN
  • Stephanie Rosenberg, producer, New York
  • Amy Parekh Mehta, JD, LLM, Programme Management Officer, Permanent Observer Mission of  International Union for Conservation of Nature
  • Quisia Gonzalez, MD, medical doctor & Associate, Henry George School of Social Science
  • Teckla Negga Melchior, Development Officer, International Union for Land Value Taxation
  • Yolanda Brown, Christian minister, International Economic Development Council

AFTERNOON

Land Rights and Human Rights on Trial

Turning the Tables on Genocide and Ecocide

The Case of the Ahousaht People, Weyerhauser, and the United Church of Canada
A First hand Account and Dialogue with Rev. Kevin Annett
With respondents Quisia Gonzalez and Teckla Negga Melchior

Sponsored by The Henry George School of Social Science & Earth Rights Institute

 Saturday, January 18, 2014
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
At the Chapel of Peace, Community Church
40 East 35th Street, New York City
(between Park & Madison Avenues in Manhattan)
Take the #6 Train to 33rd Street

RSVP and information: hiddenfromhistory1@gmail.com and alanna@earthrights.net

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