An environmental justice presentation from the Beehive Design Collective

The Beehive Design Collective will be coming to Sarnia to share their stories and art work. The local situation in Sarnia-Lambton will be connected with the coal industry, and with community responses from people who are trying to build a better future.

WHEN – Friday, March 4th at 6:00PM
WHERE – The Urban Nature Centre in downtown Sarnia (184 Christina Street N.)

The presentation and discussion will revolve around the True Cost of Coal graphics, which will be linked up with local issues –
http://www.beehivecollective.org/english/coal.htm

Everyone is invited to come out to this free event.

The 16 foot by 8 foot coal banner comes from discussions, story-tellings, and song-sharings that have taken place over two years, between the Beehive Collective and folks in Appalachia whose lives and livelihoods have been impacted by the coal industry. This story is about people and nature under attack, but it also is about the better world our communities are building and defending every day, in many ways.

Doors open at 6pm. Members of the Beehive Design Collective will be present to discuss the banner. Presentation starts at 8:30 and will take approximately 45 minutes.

If you haven’t heard of the Beehive collective, here is a video about all of the work they’ve been doing –
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/beehivecollective/the-beehive-collectives-10th-anniversary-poster-pr-0

Please note: The organizers are still looking to link this event to local groups and organizations, and the plans for this event still might be expanded on.

At the event, posters or patches will be available.

The Beehive depends on donations to do their work, so please consider offering them some financial support. There currently are no sponsors for their visit to Sarnia.

(Also note: Some details still might be changed or added to this posting as we finalize the plans.)

[On Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=133108623426282]

UPDATE –
There also were Aamjiwnaang Green Teens photos and a rap from M.C.S. at this event. It was great to be able to collaborate to bring that entire arts event together.

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One response to “An environmental justice presentation from the Beehive Design Collective

  1. Pingback: Arts and environmental justice issues | S. H. A. M. E.

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