10:00 AM Volunteers Arrive at Main Beach
10:30 AM Gather at Main Beach – Central Cobblestone Area (where Broadway meets Pacific Coast Hwy)
10:45 AM March Forms – Instructions – (Please pay attention to the guides, this march is going to go in two different directions.)
11:00 AM Rally and March Begins
12:15 PM – till 2:00 PM Distribution of Informational Flyers at Main Beach and Heisler Park and Rally at the Cobblestone Area. Speeches by authors Brett Wilcox and Peter Matthews and community activists Tracy Madlener and D’Marie Mulattieri**
3:00 PM – Meet, Great and Eat at an Organic Restaurant in Laguna Beach –
La Sirena Grill, 30862 South Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, CA 92651
** SPEAKERS FOR MARCH AGAINST MONSANTO – MAY 23, 2015
Brett Wilcox is a hubby, father, Licensed Professional Counselor and not quite over-the-hill vegan runner. He and his 15-year old cross country champion son, David, ran across the USA in 2014 while his wife, Kris, and daughter, Olivia, crew for them. They were running for a GMO-free USA. Brett is the author of We’re Monsanto: Feeding the World, Lie After Lie. Visit RunningTheCountry.com for more.
Peter Matthews, DOLLAR DEMOCRACY: With Liberty and Justice for Some; How to Reclaim the American Dream for All
You may know Peter Mathews as a longtime political science professor at Cypress College, an adjunct professor at Cal State Long Beach or a guest lecturer at Cal State Fullerton.
Or, you may know Mathews as a political analyst on Southern California radio and television news programs. And now the author of “Dollar Democracy: With Liberty and Justice for Some; How to Reclaim the American Dream for All.”
D’Marie Mulattieri, March Against Monsanto-Laguna Beach Organizer, Speaker, Writer, Activist, Field Organizer for California Clean Money Campaign
D’Marie Mulattieri a former Congressional Candidate and community organizer in
Orange County, California. She has been lead organizer for various community events
including March Against Monsanto. She currently facilitates a coalition of non-gmo
organizations in the southern California area under the name of GMO Free Orange County.
Co-organizer for Expose the TPP – USA, a grass roots movement utilizing social media to create awareness and stop the TPP and Fast Track. D’Marie will explain how pending trade agreements will impact our food safety and what we can do to ensure GMO Labeling. Website: http://askdmarie.info/
Tracy Madlener, Community Activist
Tracy Madlener is passionate about encouraging others and believes that anything is possible through education and awareness. After learning about the amounts of harmful chemicals that are in our food, water, land, and in our bodies, Tracy kicked it into high gear to rid synthetic pesticides from being sprayed in the common areas of her neighborhood. A homeschool mom, a published author, and cofounder of How To Create A Toxic Free Community, Tracy’s goals are to inspire others to take a stand, and make purposeful change for our planet. Find Tracy on Facebook and Twitter.