Connecting The Dots: Compassionate Communities Fostering Climate, Social, & Economic Justice Sunday April 27th 12:30 – 5:30pm
Thanks to Seattle U student activists, a festival of speakers and workshops from a variety of local groups will grace the Seattle University Pigott Building, Sunday April 27th, beginning with the philosopher, naturalist, and climate speaker Kathleen Dean Moore ( author of Riverwalking, Wild Comfort, Moral Ground among others).
Bring the family and discover a world of change that starts with people power. The Global Climate Convergence, 10 days of global actions from Earth Day to May Day, connects groups like 350.org, Idle No More, Backbone Campaign, Compassionate Seattle, fostering climate, social, and economic justice. Renew your energy and commitment in an afternoon of celebration and education. Stir your heart to action.
Schedule: Formal Event 12:30-5:30*
11:30-12:30: Art, Mingling and Tabling
12:30-1:30: Lunch & Program Opening – speaker Kathleen Dean Moore, a Blessing w/ Sweetwater Nannauck of Idle No More, Music, youth from Unleash The Brilliance & more
1:45-2:40: First set of 55 min workshops (or 2 hour workshops continue over both slots)
2:50-3:45: Second set of 55 min workshops
4:00-5:10: Community dialogue to cross-pollinate, share insights & intentions
5:10-5:30: Interactive Closing
5:30-6:30: post-event art, mingling and tabling
*Backbone hosts Anti-Oppression training from 9am – 12pm, & 1:45-5:00pm.
**All-ages Art & Imagery Station All Day from 11:30-6:30[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IRbqKY0crY&w=420&h=315]Don\’t forget Earth Day, Tuesday April 22nd! Honor our mom with trees in the name of climate justice.