WWFOR Fall Retreat, Facing Climate and Nuclear Catastrophes, Olympia
November 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat Nov 16, 9 am – 5 pm. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 114 20th Ave. SE, Olympia; WWFOR Fall Retreat “Facing Climate and Nuclear Catastrophes;
Acting to Protect Life on Earth”. Three powerful speakers to put together a retreat that addresses the intersectionality of climate and nuclear issues, and their potential effects on human survival and quality of life. Dahr Jamail will keynote on “The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption.” He worked as an independent American reporter in the Middle East during the war in Iraq in 2003. He currently writes for Truthout about climate disruption, Peter Lumsdaine works with Washington Physicians for Responsibility’s Nuclear Weapon Abolition Task Force. He has a background in environmental protection/justice, and has worked in resource conflict zones throughout the world. He also focuses on the ecological/human societal impacts of rapidly accelerating electronic technologies on earth. Derek Hoshiko is a climate and social justice organizer from Island County, WA. He works with For the People—Community Supported Organizing, and is launching a bold project, Rapid and Just Climate Action—to stop global warming within ten years by building broader, more inclusive movements. Workshops focusing on action will be presented by Sunrise, the Olympia Coalition to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, and Olympia Public Power. $25 or pay what you can, includes morning refreshments and lunch. info Jean Gant Delastrada GANTJ_750@msn.com
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