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Facing Our Water Crisis Conference

Facing Our Water Crisis Conference

Saturday, April 30, 2011 - 1:30pm to 8:00pm

Location: Flanner Hall, Loyola University Lake Shore Campus
CHICAGO, IL, 60660-
Near Sheridan Road and Devon Avenue Intersection. Adjacent parking available

Organization: Comite Anti-Militarizacion


Description: SAVE THE DATE!

The UN has declared that clean, safe and affordable water is a human right but Chicagoland water is being threatened in many ways. It is up to us to demand and protect our right to a basic necessity of life.

CAPOW! (Citizens Act to Protect Our Water) Presents:

Saturday, April 30, 2011
Loyola University – Lake Shore Campus
Flanner Hall, 1068 West Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL
(Near Sheridan Road and Devon Avenue Intersection)
10:00 am to 4:00 pm - Registration 9:30 am

Karen Hudson, expert on CAFOs (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations) - on what these animal factories are doing all over the state to our water.

Dave Kraft, from Nuclear Energy Information Service (NEIS)--on what nuclear plants are contributing to pollution in the Great Lakes.

Emily Carroll, Director, Food &Water Watch - Chicago - on the threat of privatization of the city's water.

Ann Alexander, Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council, Chicago (NRDC) - on  how contamination from tar sands transport and pollution threatens the Great Lakes.

Nadine Bopp, Professor and ecologist - on innovative methods of decentralized waste water treatment and energy production as a bi-product of waste water treatment.

The panel will be followed by Q & A and open discussion.

Co-sponsors (list in formation):
Nuclear Energy Information Service, Sierra Club, Food & Water Watch - Chicago, Center for Urban Environment Research and Policy (CUERP), Frank Avila, Jay Stone, HumanThread, Oak Park Coalition for Truth and Justice, Socially Responsible Agriculture Project, CAMI (Comite anti-militarizacion), Green Community Connections,

Parking is available at adjacent parking garage for $7.00

All-You-Can-Eat Buffet lunch will be available for $10.50 (includes $2.25 donation to CAPOW!). Advance sign-up required. Send check payable to CMW with note in memo line “CAPOW!” to
P. O. Box 268617, Chicago, IL 60626

Please share widely.

We invite your organization to co-sponsor. We are asking co-sponsoring organizations to 1) publicize widely and 2) participate. (We are not requiring any financial contributions from co-sponsors.)

If your group would like to contribute in any amount, contributions can be sent payable to CMW, with note "CAPOW" in memo line and sent to P. O. Box 268617, Chicago, IL 60626