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MUPJ to Co-host Alexis Baden-Mayer, Lawyer and activist

APRIL 15th 2018 from 2:30 pm to 5 pm

The event will take place at the Greenbelt Community Church which is located at 1 Hillside Road in Greenbelt, Maryland 20770.

MUPJ to Co-Sponsor

With Prince George's County Peace and Justice Coalition's PGPJC's, Greenbelt Climate Action Network [GCAN]

Planting Peace: "Building synergy between the anti-war movement and climate change and green economy organizations".

Alexis Baden-Mayer is a lawyer and activist who has worked since 2005 as the Political Director of the Organic Consumers Association, a network of more than 1 million activists committed to creating a healthy, just, democratic and regenerative food system. Alexis is a key organizer of some of OCA's most popular campaigns, including "Planting Peace." Alexis isn't afraid to put her body on the line to call attention to the crisis in our food system. In 2014, the US Health Freedom Congress awarded Alexis a Health Freedom Award for direct actions she's taken that resulted in her arrest, including shutting down the National Organic Standards Board meeting to protest the weakening of organic standards and entering the White House grounds to deliver a petition to First Lady Michelle Obama in support of GMO labels, one of Barack Obama's unfulfilled campaign pledges. Alexis's proudest moment as an activist came in 2016 when Bernie Sanders tweeted a CSPAN video clip of her dumping "Monsanto Money" on the Senate floor to protest the corrupting influence of money in politics.

Alexis Baden-Mayer, Esq.
Political Director
Organic Consumers Association

Come hear Alexis speak about these issues:

Planting Peace: Building Synergy Between the Peace Movement and Organizations Addressing Climate Change

Alexis will speak about:

  • PLANTING PEACE: Building Synergy Between the Peace Movement and Organizations Addressing Climate Change
  • Fostering People-controlled, not Corporate-controlled Agriculture. 

She will show how regenerative, organic agriculture can help feed theworld, reduce climate change, help local farmers from being displacedby corporations and reduce potential violent conflict.


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Maryland United for Peace and Justice

Contact MUPJ: Paulette Hammond, Secretary – 410-747-3811

Tony Langbehn, Convenor –  301-390-9684

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