KEYNOTES at THE GREAT UNLEASHING (April 10, 2010, Bellingham High School)
A Greeting from Rob Hopkins (recorded) 9:30 AM
Having Enough for Life 11:15 AM—12 noon
Vicki has helped launch many sustainability initiatives including The New Road Map Foundation, The Simplicity Forum, The Turning Tide Coalition, Sustainable Seattle, The Center for a New American Dream, Transition Whidbey and more. In the 1990s she served on the President’s Council on Sustainable Development’s Task Force on Population and Consumption.
In addition to her sustainable consumption work, Vicki has been a leader in the field of dialogue. She co-created the Conversation Cafés method and initiative, promoting it first in Seattle and
then throughout the world.
vision, hope and effective action to create healthy, just lives and communities. Centered around the core insight that every choice you make matters, we promote the idea of ‘selfish altruism’…To do this we focus on the root issue of behavior change through hands-on green education, permaculture,
sustainable agriculture, green and natural building, water conservation and community building.” Since 2002 Daily Acts has engaged tens of thousands of citizens in Sonoma County in its programs. Trathen is also a board member of Transition US. http://www.dailyacts.org/
Getting a Grip—Gaining Clarity, Creativity and Courage 4-5 PM
for the World We Really Want
Frances Moore Lappe’
(Sponsored by Village Books)
Frances is the author of 18 books including the three-million copy Diet for a Small Planet. She is the co-founder of three national organizations that explore the roots of hunger, poverty and environmental crises, as well as solutions now emerging worldwide through what she calls Living Democracy. With her daughter Anna Lappé, she co-directs the Small Planet Institute based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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