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An evening with Mary DeMocker: Why we can still build a thriving future—and three easy ways you can help
December 6, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
An evening with Mary DeMocker
Why we can still build a thriving future—and three easy ways you can help
Thursday, December 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.)
Hatfield Marine Science Center Hennings Auditorium
2030 SE Marine Science Drive, Newport
The MidCoast Watersheds Council, Hatfield Marine Science Center, 350 Oregon Central Coast, and the Citizens’ Climate Lobby Newport Group present:
Author Mary DeMocker with an inspiring talk about the global movement for a livable planet, and why it’s unstoppable, unifying, and easy to support right where you live. This talk focuses on the power of keeping up hope and easy things that all of us can do to make a difference. Mary will also discuss the importance of natural resource restoration. Leave with at least three action ideas that fit into even the busiest life!
Mary DeMocker helps people work effectively for a livable planet. Her new book, The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution (foreword by Bill Mckibben) has been called “an essential resource” by Sierra Magazine, featured on Yale Climate Connections, and recommended in a New York Times article. She has designed and co-led youth-centered climate protests featured on PBS NewsHour, ArtCOP21 (the 2015 London-based global climate art festival ), and in an Avaaz video shown to world leaders entering Paris climate talks. Mary is a National Endowment for the Arts grant recipient and winner of the 2008 Kay Snow Award for non-fiction, as well as the co-founder of 350.org Eugene.
Praise for The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution:
“The go-to how-to for parenting in the age of climate change. . . incredibly refreshing. . .”
— Sierra Magazine
“This is a book for anyone, of any age, who believes in the power of human creativity, or anyone who needs a dose of hope.”— Richard Louv,Last Child in the Woods
–Contact MidCoast Watersheds Council with any questions: (541) 265-9195.