Valerie Cooper

Valerie graduated from Texas Christian University with a degree in journalism and has years of experience writing for magazines, newspapers and public relations. She completed three years with the Peace Corps in Mozambique, where she taught English and communications at a high school and university. In the fall, she will pursue her master's degree in communication for development in the UK.

July 2013 EcoSalon Film: “A Delicate Balance”

July 2013 EcoSalon Film: “A Delicate Balance”

Join us Sunday, July 21 for the EcoSalon Free Film Screening of A Delicate Balance. Featuring candid interviews with some of the world’s leading experts on health and the environment, this film by Aaron Scheibner looks at how individuals’ choices impact their own well-being as well as the entire planet. The EcoSalon, sponsored by the Green Lifestyle Network, includes […]

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June 2013 Filmmaker of the Month: Yoav Potash

June 2013 Filmmaker of the Month: Yoav Potash

After hearing the story of Deborah Peagler, a victim of domestic violence incarcerated for an alleged murder, filmmaker Yoav Potash had to share the story. The result, Crime After Crime, takes a hard look at not only the flaws in our justice system but at the consequences of domestic violence and sex trafficking. Join us June 23 at […]

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May 2013 EcoSalon Film: Genetic Roulette

May 2013 EcoSalon Film: Genetic Roulette

Would you gamble your health on unproven technology? What about the health of millions of people? Jeffrey Smith’s comprehensive documentary Genetic Roulette: The Gamble of Our Lives examines how genetic manipulation works and what it does to food, animals and people as a result. What was once promised to be a way to produce more […]

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Spread the News – Today and Every Day

Spread the News – Today and Every Day

Today, Google’s doodle shows an ecosystem through four seasons. Kids around the country are outdoors to plant trees at their schools and learn about their surroundings. Event technology retail giant Best Buy is dimming lights at all their stores for the morning to cut back on energy use. And these are only in the United […]

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April 2013 Filmmaker of the Month: Holly Mosher

April 2013 Filmmaker of the Month: Holly Mosher

Though healthcare has been a contentious issue in politics over the past few years, little attention has been paid to one of the most questionable and potentially detrimental aspects of the industry: pharmaceutical lobbying. This month’s EcoSalon Film Screening tackles the issue with Holly Mosher’s Money Talk: Profits Before Patient Safety. Join Green Lifestyle Film […]

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March 2013 EcoSalon Film: Hummingbird

March 2013 EcoSalon Film: Hummingbird

Join us for our free EcoSalon monthly film screening! This month we’re viewing Hummingbird by director Holly Mosher. Hummingbird is an award-winning documentary about two non-profit organizations in Brazil helping street children and women overcome the cycle of domestic violence. Filmed in Recife, Brazil – a hub for the sex tourism industry – the documentary […]

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March 2013 Filmmaker of the Month: Holly Mosher

March 2013 Filmmaker of the Month: Holly Mosher

Filmmaker Holly Mosher has done her part to fight the sex-trafficking industry in Brazil by bringing it to light in her debut film, Hummingbird. While examining the causes and effects of sex-trafficking, Mosher’s film highlights two nonprofit organizations’ solutions and successes in helping stop the violence. The film will be viewed at the EcoSalon free […]

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February 2013 EcoSalon Film – Tumor: It’s in the System

February 2013 EcoSalon Film – Tumor: It’s in the System

Please join us for a free screening of the latest film in the EcoSalon series, Tumor: It’s In the System, directed by Valerie McCaffrey and Cindy Pruitt. This screening will take place Sunday, February 24th at 3 p.m. at the Microsoft Store in Los Angeles. Tumor: It’s In the System discusses how alternative cancer treatments […]

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February 2013 Filmmakers of the Month: Valerie McCaffrey and Cindy Pruitt

February 2013 Filmmakers of the Month: Valerie McCaffrey and Cindy Pruitt

Filmmakers Valerie McCaffrey and Cindy Pruitt are turning an idea into a movement with their documentary Tumor, It’s In the System. Green Lifestyles spoke with them about the film in preparation for the upcoming screening Feb 24 as part of the EcoSalon series. Still curious?

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