Science for the People Open House Sat Feb 9 at 1pm
- DC Metro Science for the People
Saturday Feb 9th 1- 3pm
Mt Pleasant Library
(southwest corner of Lamont St. and 16th St., NW
COME AND LEARN ABOUT SCIENCE FOR THE PEOPLE,
WHO WE ARE, WHAT WE DO, AND WHAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO DO ALONG WITH US!
1-1:30 mingle, chat, general introduction to group, general description of work Jane Zara, activist, ,scientist, lawyer.
1:30 ARE WE HEADED FOR CLIMATE CATASTROPHE? CAN WE AVOID IT? HOW? (DAVID SCHWARTZMAN Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biology, Howard University, author of Life, Temperature & the Earth: The Self-Organizing Biosphere (Columbia University Press) see other works at www.redandgreen.org
2:00 APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY: WHAT IS IT? WHO DOES IT? WHO SHOULD DO IT? WHEN AND WHERE? JOHN THARAKAN Professor at Howard University in the College of Engineering, Architecture& Computer Sciences, Faculty Adviser to Howard University's Engineers Without Borders student chapter, he has worked on appropriate water, sanitation and energy technology implementation in developing communities in Senegal and Kenya http://www.howard.edu/Kenya.
2:30 CHALLENGING FORENSIC EVIDENCE: WHO SHOULD DO IT? WHY? JOHN KELLY Co-producer Torture: America's Brutal Prisons; coauthor of Tainting Evidence: Inside the Scandals at the `FBI Crime Lab; see also http://beatmarijuanacharges.com
3:00 Wrap up, Description of other projects, work, ongoing and FUTURE MODERATED BY EVERETT FOY, DC HEALTHCARE & PUBLIC RIGHTS ACTIVIST, ARTIST
PUBLIC INPUT AS TO FUTURE WORK THE COMMUNITY WOULD LIKE TO DO AND SEE
3-3:30 finish mingling; clean up.
For more info: 202-390-2449.