Robert Martin, Tribal Chairman for Morongo Band of Mission Indians, will speak about the social impacts of our evolving society and how we can make a smooth transition from blight to might.
The two-hour symposium, hosted by the Green Institute for Village Empowerment (GIVE), is free and open to the public and is part of a monthly program to help educate the general public about the state of the Inland Empire and its efforts to improve the quality of life for its residents.
Each month, GIVE offers a $500 scholarship to those who enter an essay competition and participate at a monthly symposium. Individuals who are interested in this scholarship opportunity, must attend this month’s GIVE symposium or watch the symposium via live Webcast, and are required to write an essay. The GIVE $500 scholarship is open to the public and will be offered on a monthly basis. Topics will be based upon the recent symposium. For details and rules, log-on to www.giveforthefuture.org.
Tuesday, November 29, 2007
5:30 p.m. Registration
6:00 p.m. Welcome/Introduction: Ali Sahabi, President of SE Corporation and developer of Dos Lagos
6:15 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Robert Martin
6:45 p.m. Q&A
7:00 p.m. Networking
Dos Lagos Media Center: Krikorian Premiere Theatres
2710 Lakeshore Drive, Corona
Free admission. Open to the public.
Reservations Required: (951) 667-6261 or [email protected]
Live Webcast: www.giveforthefuture.org.
About Robert Martin, Morongo Tribal Chairman:
Robert Martin, tribal chairman of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians has served more than two decades in tribal government. Prior to being elected tribal council chairman, he served as a tribal council member and planning committee member. During his tenure as chairman he oversaw the construction of the original Casino Morongo. Martin has worked closely with city, county, state and federal lawmakers on economic development; land, water and energy resources, education, environmental, transportation, regional impact and tribal gaming issues. Also, Robert has served on several boards to advocate for the advancement of education for Native American tribes.
About Green Institute for Village Empowerment (GIVE)
GIVE is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing philanthropic and educational efforts that expand sustainable communities and promote a better quality of life. Formed by SE Corporation, GIVE hosts monthly symposiums and special events in its mission to educate the public about issues related to sustainability. For more information, visit www.GiveForTheFuture.org or www.GreenValleyNow.org
Official Website: http://www.GiveForTheFuture.org
Added by dmtone on November 1, 2007