San Diego Green Drinks: International Disaster Relief

  • Thursday, February 15, 2018
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • FruitCraft, 1477 University Ave., San Diego, CA 92103


Join for an evening of stories from a career in international economic development and disaster relief with Gale Rozell, PhD.

Gale was one of the first US Peace Corps volunteers following its formation in 1961, volunteering in Bolivia from 1962-1964. After attaining a PhD at Washington State University in Agriculture Economics, he held a career with the US Agency for International Development throughout. Disaster relief work took him to Vietnam, Dominica, El Salvador, Malawi, Mozambique, and Honduras on relief from war, drought, and other natural disasters. Now retired, Gale has recently moved back to San Diego, SDSU his alma mater.

FruitCraft is an employee-owned bar in Hillcrest. "We have setup a company that is democratically run by the employees for the benefit of society. When we make decisions, we are first and foremost accountable to the workforce to create and maximize what we call social value, instead of maximizing profits at all costs."

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This is a project of the San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative, which is partially funded by California utility customers and administered by San Diego Gas & Electric® (SDG&E) under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. The Center for Sustainable Energy® is a member of the collaborative. Trademarks are property of their respective owners.