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The theme of this celebration, hosted by the Sacramento Chapter of the United Nations Association, is Our Planet, Our Future. The program will feature presentations by climate change experts concerning the steps that NGOs, and state, local national governments must take to address a disaster in the making.
Speakers will include:
- Mr. Troy Wolfe, Senior Director of Education Programs at the UN Foundation
- Dr. Glenn Jaecks, Professor of Geology from American River College
- Dr. Catherine Brinkley, UC Davis Professor of Human Ecology, Community and Regional Development
The event is free and open to the public, but advance registration and donations to the Sacramento Chapter of the United Nations Association are appreciated.
This event is co-sponsored by PSR/Sacramento.
Annual Dinner of the Sacramento Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility in conjunction with Americans Against Gun Violence
Professor Philip Alpers of the University of Sydney will be the keynote speaker, and will discuss “The Big Melt: How one democracy changed after scrapping a third of its firearms.”
Professor Alpers is an internationally recognized expert on the issue of the relationship between gun laws, rates of gun ownership, rates of gun related deaths, and overall rates of homicide and suicide at the international level.
5:00 – 6:00 pm: Social Hour
6:00 – 7:00 pm: Dinner
7:00 – 9:00 pm: Program, which will also include updates on PSR/Sacramento and Americans Against Gun Violence activities over the past year
Vegetarian and chicken entree options are available.
Deadline: Tuesday, October 29
Save the Date
Full details concerning the location and cost of the event as well as an online reservation form will be posted in the near future.
Hosted by the Environmental Council of Sacramento (ECOS). PSR/Sacramento is a member organization of ECOS.