When: Tuesday October 1st, 7:00 Pm-9:00 pm
Where: ChezSodo 440 S 11th St., Lincoln Ne 68508
Join us for a panel discussion and update on CAFO’s and the
Costco/Lincoln Premium Poultry projects in Lancaster County.
The panel will feature local leaders involved in this issue and a Q&A session will follow.
The panel will include:
Mary Pipher will serve as our moderator. Mary is a psychologist and writer. She is member of Guardians of the Aquifer. Her book “The Green Boat” was about Nebraskans fight to stop the KXL pipeline.
Karey Koehn lives in Cass County, near Elmwood. She works in communications and marketing. When COSTCO proposed a 4-barn breeding operation less than a mile from her home, she used her skills to educate her community and lead an opposition effort.
Andrew Tonnies lives in Dodge County, near North Bend. He is a stay-at-home dad and a small scale farmer who became a community organizer after COSTCO proposed building 24 poultry barns near his farm.
Jonathan Leo has worked as an environmental and land use lawyer and consultant for 40 years.. He serves on the Board of Directors of Nebraska Interfaith Power & Light and he is the Policy Coordinator and Legal Advisor for the Lancaster Hills Alliance.
Graham Christensen is the Founder and President of GC Resolve, a Nebraska business that focuses on grassroots community development, mobilization, and education with an emphasis on environment and the creation of sustainable communities.
Nebraska Appleseed is a nonprofit organization that fights for justice and opportunity for all Nebraskans. They take a systemic approach to complex issues – such as child welfare, immigrations policy, affordable health care, and poverty – and we take our work wherever we believe we can do the most the most good, whether that’s in the courthouse, at the Capitol, or in the community.