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Benefits of Organic Food Lecture Series at Laney College, October 16

9 October 2014

Kelly Carlisle

Join Kelly Carlisler in the Laney Forum to discuss Food Access and Disparities Thursday, October 16, 12:00 – 12:50 p.m.

Kelly D. Carlisle, Founder and Executive Director of Acta Non Verba, is a veteran of the United States Navy and has been the recipient of many awards, including the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal. She is an avid gardener and is an Alameda County Master Gardener Trainee. She is an active member of the Farmer Veteran Coalition.

Ms. Carlisle was selected as one of 200 U.S. Delegates to Slow Food International’s Terra Madre and Salone del Gusto in 2012 and 2014. Ms. Carlisle is the December 2011 Bon Appetit Good Food Fellow. She has worked with and mentored pre-teen and teenage youth since the age of 14. A native of East Oakland, California, she is committed to creating positive change in her childhood city.

Most recently, Kelly’s work has been honored at the White House by President Barack Obama.

Brought to you by: The Department of General Services and Laney College

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Alameda County Summit for Youth Justice & Education at Laney College, Sept. 13

27 August 2014


Peralta Colleges is proud to partner with the Alameda County of Education for the Alameda County Summit for Youth Justice & Education on September 13 at the Laney College Forum, which will gather educators, community leaders, youth and political advocates who are committed to supporting education instead of incarceration.

REGISTER today to learn what others are doing to dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline and gather as a community to take action on behalf of ALL youth in Alameda County whether or not they are involved in the juvenile justice system.

Keynote presentations by: Dr. Shawn Ginwright, national expert on African American youth, youth activism, and youth development, Dr. Monique W. Morris, author and social justice scholar, and George Galvis restorative justice leaders and statewide advocate for justice-involved youth.

Join us to engage with statewide and local leaders in education and juvenile justice reform through interactive workshops on: Youth participatory action research, Family/ parent engagement for justice-involved youth, Traumatic healing support for youth & adult service providers, Alternative models to juvenile detention, College and career pathways for youth and Restorative Justice models

Register to attend and invite your students and student groups to join you so they can have a voice in this important conversation!

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Chancellor Search Public Forum

20 April 2011. 0 comments

The Peralta Community College District will be holding a public forum for its Chancellor search on May 2, 2011 from 4:30 -6:00 p.m. and again on May 4, 2011 from noon to 2:00 p.m., both at the Laney College Forum in Oakland. The purpose of the forum is to provide all constituency groups and members of the community the opportunity to give input and feedback regarding the desired characteristics and profile of the next Chancellor of the Peralta Colleges – Berkeley City College, College of Alameda and Laney and Merritt Colleges in Oakland. This is a free event, open to the public. Laney College is located at 900 Fallon Street, Oakland, CA, 94607. For more information, please see or call Michael Viera, Search Consultant, at (503) 502-0725.

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