Voices of Hope in a Time of Crisis is an all-day program of lectures and workshops in NYC with journalists, musicians, environmental activists and other green speakers, discussing grassroots efforts to rebuild local economies around the world and protect our future.
The program is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, November 8th, at Cooper Union, and includes such local and national partners as Waterkeeper Aliance, Catskill Mountainkeeper and the American Sustainable Business Council.
The Coming Local Capital Revolution and the End of Wall Street
Localization and Business: Awakening the Heart of the Entrepreneur
Driving American Politics Underground
Keeping Local Culture Alive in the South
Reimagining Education for Life-based Economies
Keeping your Cool in a World on Fire
Local Food, Local Economies
Connecting with People, Connecting with the Earth
Building Strong Local Economies
Trade Treaties and Food Sovereignty
The Economics of Happiness
Climate Justice and Place-based Resilience
Admission is $15 for students and low income New Yorkers, and $25 to $75 for others. Register here.