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An Evening with Frances Moore Lappé

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Celebrate Earth Day with activist and author Frances Moore Lappé

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Climate Crisis In Focus: Finding Hope Through Democratic Action

In America today, many of us can feel overwhelmed by the simultaneous political, economic, and climate crises upon us. Frances Moore Lappé discusses these three interacting roots of our problems: a brutal form of capitalism, big money's grip on our democracy, and climate catastrophe. She shows us how realizing their unity can be empowering, not overwhelming. They open historic opportunity. Addressing one crisis, we are working to solve all three. Through inspiring stories and startling facts, Frances helps us realize our own power to generate a new story as we tackle these root causes with exhilarating, courageous action—together.

Frances Moore Lappé is the author or co-author of 20 books about world hunger, living democracy, and the environment, beginning with the three-million copy Diet for a Small Planet in 1971. In Spring 2021, she released It's Not Too Late! Crisis, Opportunity, and the Power of Hope.

This event will be entirely virtual and hosted over Zoom. Frances Moore Lappé's presentation–5:00-5:45pm; Live Q&A with the Author–5:45-6:15; Concluding Remarks–6:15-6:30.

Hosted by Sustainable Woodstock and Pentangle Arts, with support from Vermont Humanities and the Sierra Club Upper Valley Group. Free and open to all with a suggested donation of $10. All donations will benefit Pentangle Arts and Sustainable Woodstock. Donations can be made through Pentangle Arts at: ci.ovationtix.com/35996/store/donations/41238

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