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Wednesday Night University: Why We Can Still Build a Thriving Future (& Easy Ways Anyone Can Help)
April 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm$10.00
Author Mary DeMocker presents an inspiring talk about how to feel empowered in the fight for a healthy planet. Leave with at least three ways to help change our system – not just our light bulbs – no matter how busy you are.
Mary DeMockerhelps people work effectively for a healthy, just, and fun future while deepening family and community bonds. Her new book, The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution(foreword by Bill McKibben), is a finalist for the 2019 Oregon Book Awardandhas been featured on Yale Climate Connectionsand recommended in The New York Times.DeMockeris the co-founder of 350 Eugene, with whom she designed and co-led youth-centered climate protests featured on PBS NewsHour, ArtCOP21, and in an Avaaz video shown to world leaders entering Paris climate talks. DeMocker speaks widely about climate revolution and haswritten for The Sun, Spirituality & Health, The Oregonian,and Common Dreams. For photos of her interactive art, including her family’s block-long faux pipeline protesting Oregon’s proposed fracked-gas-export pipeline, visit marydemocker.com.
Note: Originally this program included Better With Books author Melissa Hart.