Monday, February 16, 2009

LA Green Drinks at El Cid Thurs 2/19!

This month we are back at El Cid in Silverlake, the historic Flamenco Dinner Theater which received a "green over" by the Alter Eco team. Alter Eco El Cid Episode

Join us on the outdoor patio for tapas, drinks and inspiring conversations. There will be lots of heaters, but you may want to dress warm. After getting your green on, you can check out "The Super Sexy Show" - a risque-retro burlesque show.

LA Green Drin
ks - Silverlake/ West Hollywood

Thursday, February 19th,

El Cid
4212 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90029


El Cid is easily accessible by Metro Bus and Rail.
If you go metro, you will receive a ticket for a free Flamenco Show

The gracious Julie Solomon will be hosting this month in place of Elizabeth Zampolli.

If anyone wants to bring literature to promote their green issue,
please do so. W
e will have an
area for brochures, business cards, etc.

LA Green Drinks Schedule
West Side:1st Thursday of every month.
South Bay: 2nd Thursday of every month.
WeHo/Silverlake: 3rd Thursday of every month.
Downtown: 4th Wednesday of every month.
Valley: 4th Thursday of every month

Thank you to Julie Solomon and Green Beacon Foundation for hosting us last month.
Julie Solomon (in purple)

For a comprehensive calender of eco/ green events, check out

Support the film, FUEL... screening in LA and Santa Monica this week only.

Earth Flow Design Works is offering all greendrinkers $50 off their registration for the next LA Permaculture Design Course which begins the first weekend of April.
To receive the discount, one must enter GREENDRINKER (all caps) in the coupon/voucher area of the registration's shopping cart.

click here for registration and more details

Environmental Nonprofit Organization Seeks Associate Director


*are passionate about environmental issues
*are looking for a career change
*want to be part of an emerging grassroots environmental nonprofit organization in Los Angeles
*enjoy public speaking and would like to be an enthusiastic spokesperson for the environment
*have at least two years experience in project management, fundraising, and administration, particularly in the environmental nonprofit field
*are an energetic, organized, self-starter with excellent writing skills
*would like to be able to work out of your home
*live in the South Bay or a nearby city
*hold a bachelor’s degree
*are willing and able to work without a salary until together we can raise the needed funds


* is a respected environmental organization in the South Bay working to protect the environment by empowering people to make sustainable choices
* has educated hundreds of consumers through its Green Life seminars for adults
* needs help with
o fundraising
o curriculum development (for kids’ Growing Up Green program)
o program development (for existing programs and those still in the concept phase)
o outreach
o teaching seminars and giving presentations

TeachingGreen is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization working to enable a sustainable future for life on Earth through comprehensive and empowering environmental education for all. We serve the greater Los Angeles area, with efforts focused primarily on the South Bay cities. Through our Green Life program for teens and adults, we offer a series of six workshops on sustainable living at various venues throughout the South Bay. We also give private presentations for groups, businesses, educational institutions, etc. Our other programs, including the Growing Up Green program for kids, are currently in varying stages of development.

Since its official launch in November 2007, TeachingGreen’s services are increasingly in demand. Its founder wants to build the organization to better meet the needs of the community, and she needs help to do that.

This is an opportunity to not only work in the environmental nonprofit field here in Los Angeles, but to play a key role in shaping and growing a grassroots organization that serves an important function in the community.


To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to All applications are to be submitted via email. To learn more about the educational services and materials we provide, please visit our website at

Calling all interns: your daily thread, L.A.'s neighborhood guide to conscious living is looking for a "green" minded intern to help us starting in January. Flexible schedules and hours will be available (content creating opportunities as well). Ideal candidate will be a motivated self starter, have strong writing, media and people skills, plus be passionate about green, sustainable living in Los Angeles. We are happy to provide school credit if that is a possibility. Knowledge of Photoshop, graphic design, and/or web design is a PLUS, but not necessary! Please contact for further information.

Web Development/Coding:
1.5 week "quick" job for Chivass Skin Care The site is already up (PHP, ZencCart); need to re-do look of the front end. Have JPEG of desired design. Contact

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