This week's calls to action include the following events and activities. All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.
Green fair in Brighton
ColorBrightonGreen.Org will hold the Brighton Eco-Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 14. The fair will feature green vendors, children's activities, and a silent auction. Visitors can learn about green home energy, recycling, and water conservation. The event takes place next to the Brighton Farmer's Market on the Brighton High School's lawn, 1150 South Winton Road.
Latino storytelling with Annette Ramos
The Rochester Committee on Latin America will present the talk "The Power of Latinos Telling Their Stories" by Annette Ramos at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3. Ramos is director of Rochester Latino Theater, an arts teacher, and an advocate for Latino youth. She will discuss the importance of ensuring equitable educational and artistic opportunities for Latino children and bilingual learners. The event will be held at the Downtown United Presbyterian Church, 121 North Fitzhugh Street.
Film on the history of education
The Rochester Baha'i Center will show "Most Likely to Succeed," a documentary film by Greg Whiteley, on Saturday, June 6. The film examines the history of public education and the shortcomings our current school model. Whiteley starts by asking why our education system has remained the same although our economy has become driven by technological advances. The film will be shown at 693 East Avenue (parking lot and entrance is on Oxford Street) at 7 p.m. There is a community potluck prior to the film at 6 p.m.