The Creative Community Festival brings together nonprofits, local businesses, and campus organizations presenting on the campus’s main square and is open to the Olympia community. During the day there will be a performance by musician Dana Lyons, followed by his lecture: “Youth Leading the Sustainability Movement.”
Following the festival will be keynote speakers Angela Davis and Antwi Akom speaking on efforts to achieve social justice and sustainability. More information on purchasing tickets for these events is available at blogs.evergreen.edu/synergy/angela-davis-and-antwi-akom-speak/
The Evergreen State College is located at 2700 Evergreen Parkway, NW, Olympia, WA 98505. Directions to campus are available here: www.evergreen.edu/tour/gethere.htm
The Synergy conference, a local event organized by the students of The Evergreen State College, brings together the community to achieve a common goal of working to establish sustainable systems and build on sustainable ideas and practices for equity, ecology and economy.
Events feature talks and presentations on earthen structures, biodiesel, bioenergy, sustainable food, wild food, alternative transportation and youth as essential advocates in the sustainability movement. For more on Synergy including complete event lists, times and locations for events, please visit: blogs.evergreen.edu/synergy/eventinfo/
The Evergreen State College is a nationally recognized public liberal arts and sciences college known for its distinctive interdisciplinary curriculum, high level of student/faculty engagement and emphasis on putting learning into action