Redford Center: Art of Activism Ellen Choy

This is another talk from the Redford Center’s Art of Activism event at the Sundance Kabuki Cinema in San Francisco on November 11th.

- Vimeo Description:

“Two exceptional young Bay Area leaders, Ellen Choy and Esperanza Tervalon-Daumont, joined Executive Director Lee Bycel and Mayor Cory Booker on November 11 to discuss the inspiration and drive behind the remarkable social and environmental work they do locally.”

“Ellen Choy was one of two Bay Area activists honored at the Redford Center’s Nov 2010 Art of Activism program. Ellen is an organizer with the Mobilization for Climate Justice West, a grassroots coalition of Bay Area groups fighting for climate justice locally through direct action and movement building. Ellen also works with after school programs for high school students in the Bay Area, helping to convene an emerging young environmental leaders, and is co-founder of ChecktheWeather.net, a blog dedicated to young people of color redefining “green”. As a funk/soul/hip hop DJ, Ellen integrates music and art into all of her work, planning progressive music events, producing socially conscious mix tapes, and using music as a medium to communicate to young people.”

For more info on Ellen, watch this short documentary produced by Kontent Film’s and Redford Center:

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