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A heartfelt message from the Amazon rainforest communities in Ecuador to new Chevron CEO John Watson: "We don't want to continue dying of cancer." This video message appeals for Chevron to clean up its massive contamination of the Ecuadorian Amazon that has devastated the environment and continues to cause widespread cancer, birth defects, and other ailments. (published in Jan 2010)
David Meslin, Community Catalyst, addresses the question: local politics -- schools, zoning, council elections -- hit us where we live. So why don't more of us actually get involved? Is it apathy? Dave Meslin says no. Meslin encourages we recognize apathy actually as a web of barriers that reinforce disengagement - and that we work together to dismantle the obstacles.
Paul Cienfuegos offers his knowledge and expertise as a regional leader of the Community Rights movement. His email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. For a selection of Paul's writings, interviews, and speeches, and for more info on bringing Paul to your community or registering for an upcoming teleconference workshop, go to PaulCienfuegos.com.
Interview and filmed by Barry Heidt of Sustainability Action Media (SAM) with help of Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv and Tom Hopkins of Sustainable Today in October, 2012.
In learning settings and conference inter-generational community building is a principle and value of the work Sabine Amend and Doug Cohen with youth and students. In this video they address various aspects of leadership from what does it all mean to an alchemy of imagination.
Sabine and Doug were interviewed by Barry Heidt at the SEED Graduate Institute's Conference, Wisdom from the Origins, September 13-17, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The conference featured a Youth Leadership and Scholarship Program led by them.
This excerpt of a much longer interview was edited for www.earthsayers.tv, voices of sustainability by Ruth Ann Barrett.
Emphasis on the "we" in this speech aired by Democracy Now, the Green Party's convention's keynote address delivered by Gar Alperovitz, a professor of political economy at the University of Maryland. He is co-founder of the Democracy Collaborative. Alperovitz is the author of, "America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming Our Wealth, Our Liberty, and Our Democracy." In his remarks, Alperovitz stressed the importance of third-party politics to challenge a corporate-run society. "Systems in history are defined above all by who controls the wealth," Alperovitz says. "The top 400 people own more wealth now than the bottom 185 million Americans taken together. That is a medieval structure."
What will it take to build the future we want? In September 2011, over 50 leaders from around the world convened at Ecotrust in Portland to share stories of challenges and hope for building a resilient future.
Filled with grace and eloquence, Sobonfu possesses a charm & modesty that enables her to touch her audience deeply. Her message about the importance of spirit, community and ritual in our lives rings with an intuitive power and truth that Alice Walker has said "can help us put together so many things that our modern western world has broken." She if from the coutntry of Burkino Faso in Africa.
Meet Richmond, CA's Tania Pulido, one of the Earth Island Institute's 2011 Brower Youth Award Winners! Tania is nourishing, employing, and educating her community through urban agriculture. Her award speech is here.
Alex Epstein co-founded New York 2 New Orleans Coalition, an network of New York City high school students mobilizing around the parallel struggles of New Orleans and their own communities. When he moved to Philadelphia for college, Alex helped co-found The Philadelphia Urban Creators (PUC) — an outfit of young community organizers trying to build relationships with Philadelphia communities to help them develop sustainably, and equitably, from the ground up. He accepts the Brower Youth Award.
The Brower Youth Awards recognize people ages 13 to 22 living in North America who have shown outstanding leadership on a project or campaign with positive environmental and social impact.
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