Conference of North American Right Livelihood Award Laureates


Featuring Laureates of the 'Alternative Nobel Prize' including Bill McKibben, Daniel Ellsberg, Maude Barlow, Rob Bilott, Sheila Watt-Cloutier, Wes Jackson and more!

Seating is limited, first come, first-served.

Link to livestream the evening events:

Link to livestream selected Teach-in events:

In May 2018, a group of Right Livelihood change-makers based in Canada and the US will convene at the University of California, Santa Cruz to discuss challenges and opportunities for advancing social and economic justice. In these tumultuous times, this meeting will deepen and ground our local efforts toward a more sustainable, equitable, and peaceful world.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 7:30pm
Climate Justice!
A Conversation with Bill McKibben ( and Sheila Watt-Cloutier (Inuit)
At Peace United Church

Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 7:00pm
Blue Future: Protecting Water for People and the Planet Forever
With Maude Barlow (Food & Water Watch) and Robert Bilott (Taft Stettinius & Hollister)
At Kresge Town Hall

Thursday, May 17, 2018, 9:45am-6:30pm
Teach-In! A Day of Teaching and Activism for Human Rights, Sustainability, Social Justice & Media Reform
At Colleges 9/10 Multipurpose Room

Thursday, May 17, 2018, 7:30pm
Daniel Ellsberg and Amy Goodman
At Colleges 9/10 Multipurpose Room

Location details: 

Locations vary. Please visit the website for more information.

Event dates: 
05/17/2018 (All day)