Celebrate Youth and Community! A Fundraiser for United Roots, Oakland!

    • Sunday, December 11, 2011
    • Time
      6:00pm until 9:00pm
  • Where
    Linen Life Gallery, 770 East 14th Street
  • Description
    Special Invitation to Celebrate Youth and Community! A Fundraiser for United Roots, Oakland!

    Featuring special guest
    ericka huggins
    activist, educator, poet and former
    Black Panther Party leader

    Stand with United Roots
    Learn about this inspiring and vital resource for
    Oakland’s youth. Only together can we transform our cities!

    The evening will feature a live performance and video showcase. ericka huggins will offer her reflections, and guests will learn more about how this compelling program is bringing hope to the
    Bay Area in these challenging times.

    There will be an invitation to contribute.

    Wine and light hors d’oeuvres will be served. Guests may stay after the program to enjoy more mingling and jazz.

    We are so grateful to Linen Life for sponsoring this very important event.

    Space is limited.

    Please RSVP: Call Kanchan at 510.395.5935

    or email kanchan@unitedrootsoakland.org


    More about United Roots at the link below…



Annual Holiday Party & Food Drive Public Event · By Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson

    • When
      Thursday, December 15, 2011
    • Time
      5:00pm until 8:00pm
  • Description
    Please Join us For Our Annual Holiday Party & Food Drive


    Please RSVP here: http://eastbayholidayparty2011.eventbrite.com/

    Light refreshments will be served.

    Please support our community by bringing a donation of the following to the party:

    Canned Vegetables & Fruits
    Canned Meats & Fish
    Pasta & Tomato Sauce
    Beans & Rice
    Peanut Butter
    Powdered Milk
    Nutritional Beverages Snacks

    Food will be donated to the Alameda County Community Food Bank

    Co-hosted by:

    Congresswoman Barbara Lee
    Assemblymember Sandré Swanson
    Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson
    Peralta Trustee Abel Guillen
    EBMUD Director Andy Katz

    For more information, please call:

    Congresswoman Lee, (510) 663-1207
    Assemblymember Swanson, (510) 286-1670
    Supervisor Carson, (510) 272-6695

    Please click here for a flyer: http://www.keithcarson.org/Holiday_Party_2011.pdf

Black Agriculture Summit ~ “Faith to Farm” Free Community Health Workshop

    • When
      Friday, December 9, 2011
    • Time
      1:00pm until 3:00pm
  • Description
    International Faith Based Community is invited to embrace the notion of creating jobs and career development utilizing cultural identification, technical education and economic development with faith based traditions.
California Endowment Downtown Oakland
1111 Broadway, Oakland, CA
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The Four Steps of Hotep Ebook on sale $3.00

The Four Steps of Hotep -The Educational Kit for Building Healthy Economics in any community connects “The Tuskegee Institute,” to the modern day “farm to school movement.”The Book gives a brief history of Mo’ Better Food’s work and strategy over the past 15 years to connect food grown by African American farmers to predominately African American communities. The 4steps gives an overview of an annual calendar for schools k-12 to incorporate their schools into rebuilding ones community. It outlines how four programs of The Familyhood Connection Inc, work together to create a model that can be used in any community.

The Four Steps of Hotep – The Educational Kit for Builiding Healthy Economics 28 page ebook is now available to purchase for $3.00 to download.


Bay Area EcoFoodist Announces Food Sustainability Forum September 21st at Claremont Hotel

Bay Area EcoFoodist Announces

Food Sustainability Forum

September 21st at Claremont Hotel

(Oakland, CA – September 2011) … The EcoFoodist of the Bay Area announces it will be holding the First Annual Food Sustainability Forum on September 21 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. The event will be held at the Claremont Resort in Oakland, CA. The festivities will be highlighted by the appearance of Kiko Technology, a Hong Kong firm leading in advance technology – taking water to a new level. Kiko’s President, James T. Osugi will serve as a speaker and panelist for the event.


This will be the first of many Food Sustainable Forums that will advance the dialogue of alternative business models and solutions. These business models prove to be economically, socially and environmentally sound with proven methods and technology that promote long-term development of sustainable practices.  “What you eat is your business, safety and supply is our concern,” said Spencer Gillette, creator of EcoFoodist.


The First Annual Food Sustainability Forum will discuss different possible solutions and invite different companies to follow the EcoFoodist belief in clean and green living. A round table workshop will provide delegates with the opportunity to discuss business applications and solutions directly with entrepreneurs, government and non-governmental organizations and corporations.


Eco-Cocktails will serve as the key-networking event of the forum. This will be followed by an announcement of the Eco-Cocktail Competition winner. The closing dinner ceremony will be held at the Claremont Hotel Club & Spa, Sonoma Ballroom located at 41 Tunnel Road in Oakland and will feature a very special guest appearance.


Visit The EcoFoodist at http://www.ecofoodistregistration.com/registration to register for the event or call (510) 466-6378 to gather more information about the forum.


About The EcoFoodist
The EcoFoodist in the Bay Area is dedicated to the advancement of life by advocating and promoting the development of environmentally conscious, safe and economical food enterprises around the world. With Spencer Gillette’s 20 years of experience as a Food Service Executive, The EcoFoodist is gradually growing by inviting food corporations to learn and apply food system sustainability.