Crash Course Series in Groveland, CA

Amanda Witman
By Amanda Witman on Mon, Mar 29, 2010 - 10:01am
FoCuS Sustainable Living Series

Foothill Cooperative for Sustainability
Groveland Library

18990 Hwy 120

Groveland, California

Thursdays:  May 13, May 20, May 27, June 3, 2010 from 6:30 to 9:00 pm PST (please arrive 15 min early)

Presented by Cooper J. Kessel

Suggested Donation $5

This seminar is presented in a four-part series and is based on the works of Chris Martenson, whose background as a research scientist led him to explore the inner workings of America’s financial system and resource base.


By the end of this seminar, you will be able to:

  • Understand why our economic system is having difficulties
  • Know the relationship of fossil fuels to your future prosperity
  • Put environmental and climate change issues in perspective
  • Have a basic framework for taking action


  • The creation of money and how the Federal Reserve System functions
  • The exponential growth function and how it relates to your life
  • The economy and your prosperity
  • The role energy plays in our quality of life
  • Dealing with the issues facing us in the next twenty years
  • Developing an action plan for yourself, your family and our community
  • Differentiating between independence and dependence and the pursuit of happiness

There is a charge to cover the cost associated with the program and to fund future FoCuS activities.  Participatns are asked to contribute $5 at the door at each presentation they attend, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.  For more information or to reserve a spot, contact Pete by e-mail or phone at (209) 962-5536.

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