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People’s Climate Justice Forum

May 10, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

JOIN US! Grassroots International and the Boston Public Library invite you to the People’s Climate Justice Forum, featuring international environmental, human rights and climate justice movement leaders, including:

  • Naomi Klein, award winning journalist, syndicated columnist and author of the international bestsellers This Changes Everything (2014), The Shock Doctrine: the Rise of Disaster Capitalism (2007).
  • Tom Goldtooth, Executive Director of the Indigenous Environmental Network, a leading voice in the Standing Rock struggle against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
  • Carlos Marentes, Sr., Co-Coordinator of La Via Campesina North America, a native of the Juárez-El Paso border region and a labor organizer and farm worker advocate since 1977.

The event will also feature a speaker from Brazil’s Landless Worker’s Movement (MST).

The event is free, but space is limited.  Please register online today. An RSVP does not guarantee a seat, so plan to arrive early on Wednesday, May 10.

Co-hosting organizations: Association of Haitian Women in Boston (AFAB), the Brazilian Women’s Group, Building a Sustainable Investment Community (BASIC), City Life/Vida Urbana, Institute for Policy Studies, Movement Ground Farm.

Venue

Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street, Rabb Hall
Boston, MA 02116
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