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From Congo to Oakland: Connecting for Climate Justice & more on the 9th
May 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm| Free
From Congo to Oakland: Connecting for Climate Justice
For Petna’s newest film, he is partnering with Indigenous leaders deep in the Congo Basin who are organizing to protect the world’s second-largest rainforest against accelerated attacks from extractive industries that threaten our collective future. His tim wi elevate the impacts of international funding to efforts that do not prioritize the local and Indigenous communities as key decision-makers and provide a tool for their advocacy efforts.
Join us for a dynamic evening of conversation, food, and possibly even some fun dancing! Together. we’ll learn how our movements can be strengthened as we connect across continents.
This is a free family-friendly gathering where there will be an option to make a donation. Al tinancia contributions received will go to support the making of Petna’s film and the organizing work of the Indigenous communities in the Congo Basin rainforest.
Speaker: Petna Ndaliko Katondolo
from 6:00 – 8:00 PM Pacific on Wednesday May 10th
Ohlone Land at MetWest High
314 E 10th Street
Oakland, CA 94606
For more information call Ph: 202-584-6512 or
I’m excited to share that there will be two evenings with a dynamic community leader and filmmaker, Petna Ndaliko Katondolo, from the Congo next week. Hope you can join us and please help spread the word. Attached is a flyer for our Oakland event and below is a letter from Petna with more details about his work with Indigenous forest protectors in the world’s second-largest rainforest in the world. Thank you to Interfaith Climate Action Network of Contra Costa for co-sponsoring the May 9th gathering!
Please RSVP by clicking on the event link. Hope to see you there.
When:Tuesday,May 9th from 6pm to 8pm
Where: The Village Barn at Rolling Range Ranch in Briones, Lafayette (Exact location to be sent with registration confirmation)
Co-sponsors: Beverly Jane Peatross of Big Magic Village, Contra Costa Interfaith Climate Action Network, and Friends of the Congo