The Student Sustainability Collective and University Centers are proud to present an evening of progressive dialogue surrounding GMOs. With the November elections quickly approaching, we hope that this event empowers California voters to learn more about our food system and how they can have their voices heard as consumers.


The event will commence with an opening reception made possible through the following generous donors: Cups Organic Bakery, OB People’s Organic Food Co-Op, Indulge Contemporary Cater ing, and Chef Joy Houston (The Delicious Revolution).


Panelists include:

JEFFREY SMITH: Founder of the Institute for Responsible Technology & Author of bestsellers “Seeds of Deception” & “Genetic Roulette”, a newly released documentary


DAVID SCHUBERT: Salk Institute Professor & Cellular Neurobiology Head


JOY HOUSTON: Author of “The Delicious Revolution” & Certified Chef in the Science of Raw Food Nutrition


ISABEL CRUZ: Farmer, Renowned Chef, & Owner of local eateries, such as Barrio Star


NANCY CASADY: Manager of the OB People’s Food Co-op & Appointed Member of the California State Board of Food and Agriculture



MICHELLE LERACH: Owner of Cups Organic Bakery & Sustainable Food Advocate


After the panelists share their insight, the floor will be opened for attendees to comment and ask questions.