RLA Laureate Vandana Shiva at RLC Campus Santa Cruz

From January 25-26, 2020, food activist and Right Livelihood Award Laureate of 1993 Vandana Shiva is going to visit the RLC Campus at UC Santa Cruz.

Shiva, who received the Award for “placing women and ecology at the heart of modern development discourse”, will be in conversation with Anthropology Professor Nancy Chen on Saturday, January 25, at 7 p.m. in the UCSC Music Recital Hall.

The next day, Shiva will participate in an all-day workshop with the topic “Poison-Free, Fossil-Free Food and Farming.” She will be joined by Julie Guthman, professor of social sciences; Sarait Martinez, Safe Ag, Safe Schools; Zen Honeycutt, founding executive director of Moms Across America; and Mackenzie Feldman, founder of Herbicide-Free Campus. The workshop will be moderated by Tim Galarneau, community engaged education coordinator at the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS), and facilitated by David Shaw, coordinator of the Right Livelihood College at UCSC. The workshop will run from 10 a.m.-4:15 p.m. in the Cowell Hay Barn on campus.

Click here for more info and to register, which is required for both events.


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