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In 2021, we fought against some of the greatest threats to wildlife. You showed up and we’ve accomplished a lot together! You make all the difference for wildlife and wild places. Thank you for helping us leave a wildlife legacy for future generations!
To learn more, visit: https://defenders.org/2021-recap
Join psychologists David Sherman and Leaf Van Boven (CCL's Sept 2018 monthly speakers) as they review the main findings and framework for their recent research. Deepen your understanding of how to utilize the strategies of affirmation, norms, immediacy and legacy in your own climate advocacy and citizen lobbying. Dr. Van Boven is a professor of psychology and neuroscience at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and Dr. Sherman is a professor of psychology and brain sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
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Theoretical Background (4:19)
Framework For Overcoming Barriers (27:10)
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Feeling anxious and overwhelmed about climate change and our ability to solve the problem? Our guest this month, environmental psychologist Dr. Renee Lertzman, says we have a window of tolerance that, once we exceed it, causes us to shut down. Turning to the tools of psychology, we can acknowledge the feelings of anxiety that can immobilize us and create conditions that allow us to show up as our brilliant selves. Dr. Lertzman’s unique and integrated approach brings together the best of the behavioral sciences, social sciences and innovative design sciences to create a powerful approach to engagement and social change.
Interview with Rev. Bill Kirlin-Hackett, Director of the Interfaith Task Force on Homelessness http://www.itfhomeless.org
Stella Young is a comedian and journalist who happens to go about her day in a wheelchair — a fact that doesn't, she'd like to make clear, automatically turn her into a noble inspiration to all humanity. In this very funny talk, Young breaks down society's habit of turning disabled people into "inspiration porn."
TED, June 2014
Inspired by The Story of Stuff Project founder, Annie Leonard, an example of how using smart phone and video cameras citizens, like me, can develop and flex their citizen muscle. Produced and written by Ruth Ann Barrett and Published on Nov 2, 2014 as an intro to her YouTube channel, PDXDowntowner.
Youth of today have a chance to write a new story and change the game, change the world, bulding the community. All across the planet, a unique and powerful generation is coming of age. We are called by many names – GenY, Generation We, the Digital Generation, and the Millennials – though ultimately, we defy labels. Born approximately between 1978 and 2000, we are the largest, most well-educated, culturally diverse, globally aware, technologically savvy, and socially engaged generation our world has ever seen. To become engaged and supportive visit here.
KONY 2012 is a film and campaign by Invisible Children that aims to make Joseph Kony famous, not to celebrate him, but to raise support for his arrest and set a precedent for international justice. It is the most successful viral video to date on YouTube with over 72M views as of February 11th. More information on Invisible Children site.
Parts of a lecture by M. Jahi Chappell, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Environmental Science and Justice at Washington State University, Vancouver to the Social Sustainability Colloquium at Portland State University, January 27, 2012. Entitled, Ecological Sustainability, Food, and Human Rights: The Necessity of 'Action Ecology' Dr. Chappell discusses the role of scientists as citizens and credible advocates. He suggests both are appropriate and when coupled with participation and outreach to the community, especially in the University setting, are effective at changing the status quo.
Videotaped by Ruth Ann Barrett, Sustainability Advocate, and founder of www.EarthSayers.tv, voices of sustainability.
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