BeamingLogoBadgesOut
Great Lakes Bioneers Chicago
Presents a Bioneers Network Event
____
____
____
November 1-3, 2013 * Roosevelt University
430 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago
_________________________________________________

What is Bioneers?
"... The leading edge of the world we want to create".  
-David Orr, National Bioneers and Oberlin Project

Listen to keynote David Orr's November 1, 2013 interview with Jerome McDonnell, host of WBEZ's Worldview. Learn about the Bioneers movement and the Oberlin Project, a public / private partnership, designed to make the City of Oberlin climate positive by 2040.


_________________________________________________

Thank You, Sponsors!
Click on images below and here for more.

_________________________________________________

Radio Interviews
Listen to Mike Nowak's recent interviews with Sandra Steingraber and Albert Bates.

Sandra Steingraber and the Fight to Ban Fracking in Illinois

_________________________________________________
Who Participated This Year? Take A Look!
Scroll over each image for name and organization. Then click for links to workshops. Watch for updates ...

kathy-kelly Amy Coffman Phillips, The B-Collaborative Randy Neufeld Mike Nowak, The Mike Nowak ShowShore, Debra Rohlfing, Colin Kelleher, Dennis Kelly MitchellRevBilly(3)_-_Copy D Savitri Davis, Naomi Farr, DougHickey, Michelle 1Zelechowski, Elise  Weigert, Karen King, WesArbaugh, Steve Wasserman, Kim Klehm, Nance Nathan Kipnis Boyd, Martha Johnson, Mike Clair, Joseph Wenscott Katy Hogan Blake Davis Hatley, Earl Kabbes, KarenPonce, Jamie Albrecht, Lisa Edel, John Tabitha Tripp Patchett, Jim Williams, Orrin Duffy, Kathleen Don WashingtonHoel, Robert Viands, Angie Dolan, Brian Trendler, Jodi Michaud, Debra Stainsby, Macdonald Rau, Bill Carroll, Emily Eng, Monica Oppenheimer, Lara William Buccholtz, Playing from Spirit Repkin, Mike Leki, Pete Walker, Naomi Southorn, Debbie Richart, Lan
Becka, Jami Evans, Terry Joel Freehling Swenie, Rachel Barkley, Traci Faith, William Ho, Kelvn Kass, AmandaKelsang, Dorje Marre, Elena Medearis, Lisa
_________________________________________________

Online Database by Caspio

Click here to load this Caspio Online Database.
_________________________________________________

GLBC

_________________________________________________________

KEYNOTE ADDRESS, Ameena Matthews
SUNDAY, November 3, 2013
9:30 am to 10:30 am
Congress Lounge

The First Step Towards Creating a Resilient City? Cure Its Violence
Many of Chicago’s neighborhoods are plagued by a persistent cycle of shootings and homicides. Exposure to violence, and its norms, can lead to further community violence. But Cure Violence has been successful in reducing violent altercations, with Ameena Matthews serving as an influential face of the organization.

What does Ameena do as a violence interrupter? Hear what it takes each day to make a difference, and learn what we can do to support her work.

Ameena Matthews
Ameena Matthews
Violence Interrupter
Cure Violence
Ameena Matthews’s work as an “interrupter” for Cure Violence was documented in the acclaimed documentary “The Interrupters”. In this role, she aggressively mediates conflicts, arbitrating between individuals and even physically stepping into the middle of them in order to prevent their escalation to physical violence.

Cure Violence has been extremely successful in reducing violent altercations in some of Chicago’s most dangerous neighborhoods, with Matthews serving as an influential face of the organization nationally and internationally.

Print Friendly

Leave a Reply

  

  

  

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>