1) George Lakey, a veteran leader in the field of nonviolent social change since the 1960s has led over 1,500 social change workshops on five continents — including as a trainer for the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer, talks about his new book, “Dancing with History: A Life for Peace and Justice.”
2) John Nichols, the Nation Magazine‘s national affairs correspondent, is a contributing writer for The Progressive and In These Times, as well as associate editor of Madison, Wisconsin’s Capital Times daily newspaper. Nichols, author of more than a dozen books, will discuss issues raised in his recent post-election articles including lessons learned from the 2022 midterms, Trump’s 2024′ presidential campaign, and what the Democrats should do in the lame duck Congressional session.
3) Tefere Gebre, Greenpeace USA’s Chief Program Officer, assesses the outcome of the COP 27 International Climate Change Conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, President Joe Biden’s climate policies, and the critical role of grassroots activism in the urgent fight to stave off the most destructive effects of global warming.
4) A representative of Save The Sound, whose mission is to “protect and improve the land, air, and water of Connecticut and Long Island Sound,” will discuss the group’s recent “2022 Long Island Sound Report Card.” The report “raises concerns for the future, finding that trends towards improving open water quality have stalled in several portions of the Sound. Equally concerning, the report’s science advisors noted that previous gains in water quality may be threatened by Long Island Sound’s rising water temperatures.”
Monday, November 28 at 8:00 PM
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Landback is a movement that has existed for generations with a long legacy of organizing and sacrifice to get Indigenous Lands back into Indigenous hands. In May 2022 in Kingston, NY, Landback panelists Kapi’olani A. Laronal of the Hawaiian, Haida (Eagle), Tsimsian and Filipino Nations and Tiokasin Ghosthorse of the Mnikwojou/Itazipcola Lakota Nation spoke at the Rooted Resources Festival. The discussion was moderated by Micah.
Tuesday, November 29 at 12:00 noon.