Associated Students of College of Marin (ASCOM) presents College of Marin's Annual Earth Week Celebration April 22 through 26. The week’s events are geared to educate students about climate change—what it is and what needs to be done. Throughout the entire week, ASCOM is raising money for Northern California wildfire relief through the California Community Foundation Wildfire Relief Fund. There will be opportunities to donate toward immediate and long-term recovery and preparedness efforts for major wildfires at each event listed below.
Monday, April 22
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Climate Change Breakdown with guest speaker Jan Kirsch, Ph.D. from 350 Bay Area.
Academic Center, room 255
Free pastries and coffee for attendees.
Tuesday, April 23
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Climate Trivia and Games
Learning Resources Center Quad
Free prizes for those who participate.
Wednesday, April 24
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Climate Art and Plant Sale
Student Services Center, Cafeteria
Donations from the Fine Arts Department and Sustainability Club will be on sale with proceeds going to the wildfire relief fundraiser.
Thursday, April 25
11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Climate Celebration on the lawn in front of the Student Services Center
Free sustainable food, product samples, and information on how you can take action and celebrate our one and only home!
Friday, April 26
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Symbiotic Earth film screening with special guest UC Berkeley Professor Fritjof Capra, Ph.D.—a physicist and systems theorist who has authored six international bestsellers, including The Web of Life.
Fusselman Hall, room 120
Presented by the Environmental Action Club. Free food for all attendees.
Contact ASCOM Student Activities and Services Senator Laurel Halvorson for more information.