Thank you all for celebrating these last FIVE years, creating a growing tribute to President Jimmy Carter. Time to amp it up for 2021!!Last year, 2020, ABC Host Spencer Christian and Barbara McVeigh hosted a 2 1/2 hour LIVE broadcast from Marin Television to honor President Carter, including interviews with his administration, such as Denis Hayes. Also included were intellectuals, musicians, journalists, environmentalists and even a letter from former Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev. This recording will be available soon. In 2019, the California Legislature created a fanciful Resolution, complete with a frame, honoring President Jimmy Carter, the Rock ‘n Roll President and The Father of the Solar Age. Thank you to the honorable State Senator Mike McGuire and State Assembly Member Marc Levine for understanding the significance of Carter’s administration and life long teachings as a peace maker, humble servant to the people and teacher.
Carter Jamboree 2019 – Carter turns 95!
Time to celebrate a great leader! Grassroots action full tilt for the Rock’n Roll President !
ARCHIVED 2018 Carter Jamboree 2018 – Carter turns 94!
Get inspired by last years events in order to create your own!Sunday, September 30, 9pm – Marin Artists Showcase, Marin County’s longest running television program (since 1976!) presents The Jimmy Carter Tribute on the eve of his 94th birthday on Marin TV. Tuesday, October 2, 7pm – People’s Environmental News LIVE! Carter is the Father of the Solar Age. TUNE IN! We will also share Robert Redford’s 1980 film The Solar Film with special guest. Audience is limited. Please contact producer to attend. Marin TV. Wednesday, October 3, 5:30pm-11pm RSVP. FREE! Celebrate Jimmy Carter, the Rock ‘n Roll President. Dream Farmers headline at 19th Broadway in Fairfax (where fairness and facts are celebrated). (Over 21 only). We’ll be collecting donations for The Carter Center. A teaser – The Circle by the Dream Farmers! Local favorites SamaraiWolf start the music at 7pm. Sign the birthday book. Food starts at 5:30. Open mic starts at 5:30! Thanks to Good Earth Natural Foods and Honey Moon Ice cream for their sponsorship. Friday, October 5, 5-8pm Peri’s Bar in Fairfax, CA Otis Scarecrow makes a special tribute to President Jimmy Carter with his best acoustic tunes. Otis is a local favorite has stories about Carter. Time to to tune in! (Over 21 only) Sunday, October 7 RSVP 2-4pm: Presenters, Finger food & birthday cake 4pm: Salsa lesson 5pm: Dance till you drop! WHERE: Sausalito Seahorse Restaurant, Sausalito, CA COST: $20 -$35 sliding scale RSVP Proceeds will be donated to The Carter Center which promotes democracy and human rights globally. Table hosts (others will be announced soon!): Mischa Geracoulis is a writer/researcher/editor and educator in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mischa writes about social justice, human rights, child welfare, peace and capacity building, and the multifaceted human condition. Mischa attended the Carter Center’s recent, annual Human Rights Defenders Forum in Atlanta, Georgia and will report on the event Curtis Reliford is executive director and Jefferson Award recipient with Follow Your Heart Action Network. Since 2005, he has been travelling the United States helping the most vulnerable, including Katrina victims, Indigenous people and others. His dream is to arouse compassion in two percent of Americans to come to the aid of the people in need across the US. Larry Bragman has served on the Fairfax Town Council since 2003 and has served two terms as Mayor. He is a tireless public servant. He is the chair of the Ross Valley Paramedic Authority, a director of the Marin Telecommunications Authority, a board member of the Community Media Center of Marin, the Fairfax representative to the Transportation Authority of Marin and a member of the Fairfax Tree Committee and Affordable Housing Committee. Larry has been practicing civil and criminal law since 1982. He served as president of the Marin Trial Lawyers Association. He created and fostered sister city relationship with the Nobel Prize nominee Peace Community in Colombia and co-sponsor of Fairfax’s Food Pantry. Special NOTE: Jimmy will be available for dancing in his best cardboard form. And we have a big birthday card or all to sign! Music by the famed Peruvian Julio Bravo! Did you know . . . Jimmy spoke Spanish and gave all his speeches in Latin America in Spanish as a sign of respect? Well, if you didn’t know before, now you do! Here’s a speech Carter gave in Cuba! Check it out! Yes, in Spanish with a southern twang! And who was in the audience? We’ll let you figure that one out yourself. Carter is a true diplomat.
ARCHIVED 2017 EVENTS – the kickoff!
See more on the Tributes page! Including the historic City of Novato proclamation!Copperfield’s Books in Novato, Book Passage in Corte Madera or College of Marin libraries for Carter-related books and materials displays. Sunday, October 1 Jimmy Carter’s Birthday A big heart is being painted in the sky above the bridge! We value bridges, connections and love! It’s the final day of the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love festivities. Join us for pictures. They’ll be used in our Marin video birthday card to Carter! Time: 3:30-5 pm. Skywriting/photo is expected at 4:15. Place: Tiburon’s Shoreline Park, near Elephant Rock Fishing Pier. Sunday, October 1, 9pm Marin Artist Showcase celebrates Jimmy Carter’s accomplishments during and after his presidency. Marin Artist Showcase has been airing since 1976 supporting musicians and artists! Monday, October 2, 7-9:30pm The film A Road Not Taken follows the story of Carter’s installing solar panels on the White House and implementing clean energy and environmental protections. The screening will be followed by Q&A with the Swiss filmmakers, Christina Hemauer and Roman Keller, and Ocean Conservation Research E.D. Michael Stocker. $10, plus handling fee. Doors open at 6pm. Come early and make a video greeting for Carter! Tickets available on line. Tuesday, October 3, 7pm People’s Environmental News hosts Charlie Siler and Barbara McVeigh talk solar energy and how California is taking lead in renewable energy! Hosts will talk about Carter’s vision in the 1970s when he said about the solar panels on The White House: ““A generation from now, this solar heater can be . . . an example of a road not taken, or it can be just a small part of one of the greatest and most exciting adventures ever undertaken by the American people – harnessing the power of the sun to enrich our lives as we move away from our crippling dependence on foreign oil.” Stay tuned for more details. Community Media Center of Marin: Channel 26 or worldwide. Wednesday, October 4, 12pm Thank you, Jimmy Carter from Take Back! Radio. A special live radio show, hosted by Barbara McVeigh, will broadcast from Dominican University of California will be dedicated to Jimmy Carter. It airs on 102.3 FM San Rafael or radio.dominican.edu worldwide. This show will also give special thanks to the 1980 Olympians who sacrificed their career in the name of peace. We remember and we will honor them! A party for university students will follow the show, complete with music CD gifts for students from the Marin musicians who have been guests on Take Back! this season. Wednesday, October 4, 7 – 8:30pm A Tribute for President Jimmy Carter will be held at the Community Media Center of Marin Monthly Mixer at 819 A Street in San Rafael. Filmmakers Christina Hemauer and Roman Keller of A Road Not Taken will join us. Mix and mingle following a discussion. And there will be a Jimmy Birthday Cake! Space is limited. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thursday, October 5, 2 – 3pm Student DJ Green Machine of Dominican University of California talks about Jimmy Carter’s administration and environmental vision of the 1970s! 102.3 FM San Rafael or radio.dominican.edu Saturday, October 7, 6am -12pm Cafe Roastery, Fairfax, CA Steve Wolf and Mason Halcomb sing “Freedom” and more at their dedicated Saturday morning hangout with the locals and visitors. Join them for coffee and pastries be inspired by their words and music. The morning show will be dedicated to President Jimmy Carter and his work for peace, human rights and freedom.