Talking Truth: Finding Your Voice Around the Climate Crisis FALL 2016 SERIES

All Events are Free and Open to the UMass Community and the Public
Limited seating - please arrive early

Holding Earth: Mindful Climate Action 
Mondays, 9/12-10/31 3:00-3:45 p.m.
Room 1638, Du Bois Library

Weekly 30-minute mindfulness practice, followed by sharing of resources, action-based opportunities, and ideas. Drop in for all or part of any session.

A Conversation About Climate Change
Wednesday, 9/21, 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Floor 26, Du Bois Library

Thought provoking prompts will guide a climate-related conversation. Includes time for sharing resources, action-based opportunities, and ideas. 

Author Reading and Discussion
Thursday, 9/29, 7:00 p.m.
Floor 26, Du Bois Library

What We’re Fighting For Now Is Each Other: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Climate Justice. Author and activist Wen Stephenson offers an up-close look at individuals who are laying everything on the line to build and inspire the climate justice movement.
Free book to the first 40 people to arrive!

Film Screening and Discussion 
Thursday, 10/20, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Floor 26, Du Bois Library

How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change 
Directed by Josh Fox

A funny, tragic, inspiring documentary that introduces a host of climate change “warriors” while examining the intricately woven forces that threaten the stability of our planet.

Experiential Workshop 
Friday, 11/4 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Floor 26, Du Bois Library
The workshop includes mindfulness exercises, storytelling, and reflective writing.

Co-sponsors:  Department of Environmental Conservation, Office of Civic Engagement and Service-Learning, Psychology of Peace and Violence Program, UMass Amherst Libraries

Endorsed by: Biostead Initiative, Contemplative Pedagogy Working Group, Eco-Rep Program, Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, UMass Climateers

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Monday, September 12, 2016 - 15:00