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      GLP Films 4th annual Los Angeles Film Premiere in Santa Monica

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      December 6, 2012

      Thursday   7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

      2525 Michigan Avenue
      Santa Monica, California 90404

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      GLP Films 4th annual Los Angeles Film Premiere

      Join us on Thursday, December 6th for a Short Film Showcase in Santa Monica, CA. We will be showcasing an exciting collection of our best global and domestic sustainability films! Come experience the expedition team's journey and witness the latest efforts in sustainable tourism, adventure travel, wildlife conservation, community development, education, sustainable food and more! Learn about exciting travel destinations and discover ways YOU can get involved. Mix and mingle with your community, our event sponsors and the GLP team. Featured Films Include Okapi Conservation Project (DR Congo) The Okapi Conservation Project (OCP) was founded in tandem with the Okapi Wildlife Reserve to safeguard the biodiversity and culture of the Ituri Forest from illegal activities like poaching, mining, and logging. OCP works closely with local communities to protect the okapi a species endemic to the region that also serves as a conservation ambassador to the Congolese people. Fairtrade Africa (Tanzania) On the slopes of Africa's highest mountain lies a collective of fair trade coffee farmers. Fairtrade Africa represents the interests of the Kilimanjaro Native Cooperative Union (KNCU), empowering indigenous farmers with environmental working standards and unique development programs. UNITE (Uganda) UNITE is a call-to-action for conservation education in the classroom. Started in 2002 and funded by North Carolina Zoo, the program is connecting educators with innovative conservation curriculum for primary school children near Kibale National Park. Angelic Organics Learning Center (Illinois) Angelic Organics Learning Center is dedicated to helping urban and rural people build local food systems. The organization offers opportunities to grow healthy food, connect with farmers and the land, and learn agricultural and leadership skills through their programs at partner farms and urban growing sites in northern Illinois. Working Bikes (Chicago) Since 1999, Working Bikes has redistributed donated and discarded bicycles in order to provide opportunities for personal, social and economic empowerment to individuals and communities. The promotion of cycling as a healthy, affordable, and sustainable mode of transport is helping to rebuild the fabric of transportation not just locally, but worldwide.

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