Ivonne Yanez, Viviendo junto al mar en tiempos de crisis climáticas

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Enfrentar el cambio climático desde lo concreto con iniciativas de resistencia (a la implantación de proyectos que aumentan el cambio climático), evitando hacerlo desde el miedo y más bien hacerlo desde el respeto y armonía con la naturaleza. Resistencia al desplazamiento de las comunidades, a los modelos tecnológicos que aumentan

Samuel Kangethe, Community Empowerment through Sustainable and Bio-Intensive Agriculture(CESBA)

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Samuel Kangethe is a social worker who has been working for the past 15 years with orphans and vulnerable children programs in the areas around Nairobi, especially in the slums. In an effort to help his community, he traveled to the United States and attended an eight-month Bio intensive and cultural exchange program/internship

Jasmine Stallworth, The MANIFESTival: Pieces in Harmony

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Increase the Piece, founded by artivist (activist + artist) Honey Gold, is an organization that aims to create a platform for creative artists and entrepreneurs of indigenous and African descent to promote and experience holistic healing through music therapy and appreciation. At their next Oakland community festival planned for July 2017, the

Khalid el-Hakim, The Black History 101 Mobile Museum

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The Black History 101 Mobile Museum is a collection of over 7,000 original artifacts of Black memorabilia dating from the trans-Atlantic slave trade era to hip-hop culture, which has been personally collected over the past 26 years by mobile museum founder, Khalid el-Hakim. Beginning as a small private collection, Khalid

Cathleen Schulte, Broadway Pollinator Garden

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LOCAL AGW was founded by Cathleen Schulte and Kristen Rickman Southworth as an organization to maintain and develop the Broadway Pollinator Garden in Oakland, California, an Adopt-A-Highway location at the Broadway exit of Highway 24. Their mission is to create a beautiful community space in an urban setting that supports a