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2012 Events

Sarah van Gelder of YES! at The Elliott Bay Book Co. Jan 13, 2012 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Seattle, Washington,
Join us for the Northwest Book Tour of 'This Changes Everything: Occupy Wall Street and the 99% Movement'!
Sarah van Gelder of YES! at Village Books Jan 12, 2012 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Bellingham, Washington,
Northwest Book Tour for 'This Changes Everything: Occupy Wall Street and the 99% Movement'
Sarah van Gelder of YES! at Firewheel Books & Beans Jan 12, 2012 from 02:30 PM to 03:30 PM Everett, Washington,
Northwest book tour for 'This Changes Everything: Occupy Wall Street and the 99% Movement'
Author David Graeber at The Elliott Bay Book Co. Jan 25, 2012 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Seattle, Wa,
Contributor to the new YES! book, 'This Changes Everything: Occupy Wall Street and the 99% Movement'
Public Lecture: Food Movements Unite! Jan 19, 2012 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM University of Washington Architecture Hall (Rm. 147),
Featuring Eric Holt-Giménez, Editor and Food First Executive Director. YES! Magazine is a co-sponsor of this event.
Charles Eisenstein and Sacred Economics Jan 11, 2012 from 07:00 PM to 09:30 PM 6532 Phinney Ave N., Seattle, Wa,
Money, Gift, and Society in the Age of Transition
10th Annual BALLE Business Conference from May 15, 2012 12:00 AM to May 18, 2012 12:00 AM Grand Rapids, MI,
"Real Prosperity Starts Here"
10 Years Too Many: National Day of Action Against Guantanamo Jan 11, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM Washington, DC,
Join Amnesty International in Washington, DC on January 11, 2012 to Close Guantanamo!
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Happiness Film Showcase from Feb 10, 2012 07:30 PM to Feb 12, 2012 10:30 PM Santa Monica, CA,
A CineCause Spotlight Presentation — cosponsored by YES! Magazine
7th Annual Guiding Lights Weekend from Mar 08, 2012 12:00 AM to Mar 10, 2012 12:00 AM Seattle, WA,
Learn How To “Live Like A Citizen” from Van Jones, Annie Leonard, Lawrence Lessig, David Korten, Sarah van Gelder, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner and more. Co-sponsored by YES! Magazine.
Corporations Are Not People Mar 05, 2012 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM Seattle, WA,
An evening with Jeff Clements, founder of Free Speech for Free People
2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference from Apr 03, 2012 01:55 PM to Apr 05, 2012 01:55 PM San Francisco,
Annual national conference hosted by the Nonprofit Technology Network.
Spring of Sustainability
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Mother Earth News Fair from Jun 02, 2012 09:00 AM to Jun 03, 2012 07:00 PM Puyallup, WA,
YES! Magazine is a proud media partner for the 2012 Fair at the Puyallup Fairgrounds
A Brief History of Corporations, Their Money and the Effect on Our Political System Mar 30, 2012 from 06:30 PM to 09:00 PM Chimacum, WA,
Free Public Forum with YES! Publisher Fran Korten and Steve Reisler, Seattle Chapter President of the National Lawyers Guild.
Kitsap 99% Spring Gathering Mar 24, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM Port Gamble, WA,
Celebrating "Occupy" with Facts, Fun & Solutions
Call for Compassion
A Call for Compassion: Collective Impact 2012 Mar 31, 2012 from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Seattle, WA,
An evening with TED Prize Winner Karen Armstrong.
Sno-Co Together
SnoCo Together: Building Our Local Future Mar 31, 2011 from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM Everett, WA,
A community skills fair in Snohomish County, WA — an afternoon of fun "do it yourself" workshops!
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YES! Magazine's 2nd Annual Celebration of People Power Jun 06, 2012 from 07:00 PM to 09:30 PM Seattle, WA,
Join us at Town Hall Seattle, or via live stream, for a special evening with Alice Walker, Frances Moore Lappé, and Makana.
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Koch Brothers Exposed Jun 14, 2012 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM Everett, WA,
Join Fuse Washington, Working Washington, YES! Magazine, and other co-sponsors for a film screening, expert panel, and community conversation at the Historic Everett Theater.
Spring of Sustainability 2012 from Jun 17, 2012 01:05 PM to Jun 22, 2012 01:05 PM Online and Live Events,
3 Months of FREE Virtual and Live Events Empowering You to Connect, Collaborate and Create a Sustainable Community and World
Sustainable Industries Economic Forum Jun 14, 2012 from 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM McCaw Hall, Seattle, WA,
Keynote speaker Van Jones and sustainable business leaders from dozens of innovative businesses.
National Cohousing Conference from Jun 13, 2012 02:50 PM to Jun 17, 2012 02:50 PM Oakland, CA,
Creating Sustainable Neighborhoods; Learning from the Cohousing Experience
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The Economics of Peace from Oct 18, 2009 12:00 AM to Oct 23, 2009 10:50 PM Sonoma, CA,
October 18-23. Sonoma, CA. Praxis Peace Institute's 2009 conference
Occupy National Gathering from Jun 30, 2012 12:00 AM to Jul 04, 2012 12:00 AM Philadelphia, PA,
Occupy National Gathering in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Move to Amend Kitsap Presents: A Grassroots Forum Jul 12, 2012 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM Bainbridge Island, WA,
Free public forum on repealing Citizens United with YES! publisher Fran Korten, Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, and Move to Amend Kitsap organizer Steve Hamm.
Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere (SLEE) Dinner Jul 14, 2012 from 05:00 PM to 09:30 PM Seattle, WA,
Community Alliance for Global Justice's 6th Annual food justice dinner with live music, silent auction, and great conversation!
Fixing the Future Screenings: Nationwide Theatrical Event from Jul 18, 2012 12:00 AM to Jul 19, 2012 12:00 PM Multiple locations - check listings,
Don't miss the theatrical release of this new documentary on building thriving local economies, followed by an onscreen panel discussion with Bill McKibben, Majora Carter, Mike Brady, and David Brancaccio.
Fixing the Future screening—Seattle Jul 18, 2012 from 06:30 PM to 09:00 PM Seattle, WA,
Local theatrical premiere of documentary on building new economies, followed by an onscreen panel discussion with Bill McKibben, Majora Carter, Mike Brady, and David Brancaccio!
Fixing the Future screening—Bainbridge Island Jul 18, 2012 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM Bainbridge Island, WA,
Local theatrical premiere of documentary on building new economies, followed by an onscreen panel discussion with Bill McKibben, Majora Carter, Mike Brady, and David Brancaccio!
Praxis Peace Institute Mondragón Seminar and Tour from Sep 09, 2012 12:00 AM to Sep 15, 2012 12:00 AM Mondragón, Spain,
Experience the inner workings of a successful consortium of cooperatives in Spain. Rooted in education and sustainable social values, the Mondragón Cooperatives embody a democratic model of economics for the 21st century.
IMPACT Festival 2012 from Aug 14, 2012 12:00 AM to Aug 26, 2012 12:00 AM New York, NY,
An exciting and robust festival of theater, film, conversation, artists, poets, and activists
Happiness Conference 2012 from Aug 24, 2012 12:00 PM to Aug 25, 2012 09:00 PM Seattle, WA,
Happiness, Compassion & Sustainability: A strategic gathering
Nathan Cummings Foundation Fellowship Sep 14, 2012 from 12:25 AM to 11:55 PM Nationwide,
Grant opportunity for three visionaries to receive $100,000 each. Application deadline is September 14, 2012
Sustainable Ballard Festival Sep 30, 2012 from 11:00 AM to 07:00 PM Seattle, WA,
A day of art, music, workshops, creativity, and old-fashioned family fun — showcasing fun and innovative ways to live more lightly on the earth — in the heart of Seattle's historic Ballard neighborhood.
Women's Congress for Future Generations from Sep 27, 2012 08:00 AM to Sep 30, 2012 05:00 PM Moab, Utah,
A gathering to celebrate and express gratitude for the Earth’s wondrous bounty, and to fulfill the special responsibility that women hold as the first environment for future generations.
TEDx Bellevue: Sustainable Happiness Sep 30, 2012 from 01:00 PM to 07:00 PM Bellevue, Washington,
Bringing together local community leaders to engage in ideas worth doing that will make a positive impact in our global community.
World On Your Plate 2012 Oct 12, 2012 from 07:00 PM to 06:00 PM Amherst, New York,
The 9th Annual Conference on Food and Sustainable Living will feature workshops, guest presenters, discussion, and more.
Co-Op Conference from Oct 02, 2012 11:00 AM to Oct 05, 2012 12:00 PM Seattle, Washington,
National Cooperative Business Association's (NCBA) Annual Meeting & Co-Op Conference
Gar Alperovitz: America Beyond Capitalism Oct 03, 2012 from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM Seattle, Washington,
Activist and economist Gar Alperovitz offers a diagnosis of what ails America, and prescribes what Noam Chomsky calls “concrete and feasible” solutions.
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Shift Change Documentary World Premiere Oct 18, 2012 from 08:00 PM to 10:00 PM Oakland, California,
New documentary highlights worker-owned enterprises in North America and in Mondragon, Spain.
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Gandhi-King Youth & Community Conference from Oct 18, 2012 07:30 AM to Oct 20, 2012 04:00 PM Memphis, Tennessee,
Annual movement-building gathering for activists, organizers, grassroots leaders and people who want to improve their community and the world.
Greenbuild Conference and Expo from Nov 14, 2012 08:00 AM to Nov 16, 2012 06:00 PM San Francisco, California,
Bringing together industry leaders, experts and frontline professionals dedicated to sustainable building.
National Bioneers Conference from Oct 19, 2012 09:00 AM to Oct 21, 2012 05:00 PM San Rafael, California,
The National Bioneers Conference serves as a premium platform for leading voices in the worlds of sustainability and environmentalism.
David Korten and Marjorie Kelly: Building an Economy that Works For All Oct 11, 2012 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM Seattle, Washington,
Join YES! board chair and best-selling author David Korten (When Corporations Rule the World, Agenda for a New Economy) and author Marjorie Kelly (Owning Our Future) at Seattle's Common Good Café.
National Conference on Dialogue & Deliberation from Oct 12, 2012 10:00 AM to Oct 14, 2012 03:00 PM Seattle, Washington ,
The framing question for the 2012 conference: “How can we build a more robust civic infrastructure for our practice, our communities and our country?”
Hub Seattle
Center for Impact and Innovation Grand Opening Oct 26, 2012 from 06:00 PM to 12:00 AM Seattle, Washington,
A joint venture of HUB Seattle, Bainbridge Graduate Institute (BGI), and Social Venture Partners (SVP)
Raffi #Belugagrads Concert Oct 27, 2012 from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM Seattle, Washington,
One day only in Seattle! Proceeds from this special concert benefit the Centre for Child Honouring.
Bill McKibben & "Do the Math" on Global Warming Nov 07, 2012 from 07:30 PM to 10:30 PM Seattle, Washington,
Traveling the U.S this fall, founder Bill McKibben brings together a revolving cast of speakers, activists, and musicians along with some of the world’s leading thinkers, visionaries, and change-makers in an interdisciplinary program designed to transform our economic landscape and inspire people to take action.
Behavior, Energy and Climate Change Conference from Nov 12, 2012 07:30 AM to Nov 14, 2012 12:00 PM Sacramento, California,
The Behavior, Energy and Climate Change (BECC) Conference – now in its sixth year – is an event focused on understanding individual and organizational behavior and decision-making related to energy usage, greenhouse gas emissions, climate change, and sustainability.
Global Peace Convention from Nov 29, 2012 09:00 AM to Dec 01, 2012 05:00 PM Atlanta, Georgia ,
Grounded in a comprehensive, values-based approach that recognizes the fundamental rights as well as responsibilities of all people, the Global Peace Convention presents a vision for peace and social progress that reflects the highest human aspirations.
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Seattle Greendrinks Holiday Fair Dec 11, 2012 from 05:30 PM to 09:00 PM Seattle, Washington ,
Seattle Greendrinks presents its 2nd Annual "Give Like You Give a Damn" Holiday Fair — shop green for the holidays, all in one place.
SHIFT CHANGE Seattle Premiere Dec 06, 2012 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM Seattle, Washington ,
December 6th marks the Seattle premiere of the highly-anticipated new documentary film, SHIFT CHANGE, which examines worker owned and managed businesses in the U.S. and Mondragon, Spain.
Kitsap County Human Rights Conference Dec 07, 2012 from 08:00 AM to 03:00 PM Bremerton, Washington,
The 22nd Annual Kitsap County Human Rights Conference will focus on the theme, The Forgotten War: Economics and Social Justice.
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Blessing the Hands that Feed Us — Talk with Vicki Robin Dec 14, 2012 from 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM Seattle, Washington ,
Blessing the Hands that Feed Us is a talk and conversation about relational eating with Vicki Robin, author of "Your Money or Your Life".
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