March 16, 2023 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cabrillo College, Horticultural Center, Koppes Community Room
6500 Soquel Dr
Aptos, CA 95003
Peggy Flynn

Join Save Our Shores at Climate Change and Our Community: A Conversation about Personal Action and Hope

Hear from local climate leaders working on sustainable agriculture, coastal resilience, land protection and carbon sequestration, citizen science, and actions you and your family can take now to cut emissions, save money and prepare for climate change. Find out how you can turn your concern and fear about climate change into action and hope for all of us.

Free event!

Tickets: email Peggy Flynn, peggyflynn26@gmail.com, to register or sign up on Eventbrite.

Come and enjoy our resource fair with food and local non-profit agencies from 5-6pm.

Program with speakers and panels is from 6-8pm.


Opening speaker: John Laird will report on the UN Climate Change Conference (COP) in Egypt, and climate-related State legislation.

John will be followed by 2 panels with speakers including: Gary Griggs, Sarah Newkirk, Sacha Lozano, Tiffany Wise West, Alex Yasbek, Felicia Van Stolk, Justin Cummings, and a student from the Cabrillo Environmental Program.

Closing speaker: Bella Bonner, Founder of Black Surf Santa Cruz, Inc.

It’s going to be an informative and inspirational evening you won’t want to miss!


Food: Sandwich (1/2 hearty sandwich per person) fruit, and cookies will be available at no charge. Please choose your preference with your ticket.

Parking: Cost $4. Limited parking at Horticultural Center. Additional parking just below center and walk up gentle hill to the Horticultural center.

Sponsored by: DWC, Cabrillo College, O’Neill Sea Odyssey, Assemblywoman Gail Pellerin, Keisha Browder, Democratic Central Committee.

Participating nonprofits: Ecology Action, Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks, Land Trust of Santa Cruz County, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, Resource Conservation District, Santa Cruz County Park Friends, Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, Save Our Shores, Watsonville Wetlands Watch.

Media sponsor, Lookout Santa Cruz

Program design, Rachel Kippen