This marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day – and who could have imagined what kind of world we are experiencing now?
In April we have partnered with some amazing people and organizations who have given generously of their time and expertise to provide the following events at no cost to attendees. Bookmark our page as we are adding new events all the time. Our live attendance space is limited to 195 but we will be posting recordings here and in our WasteWater Education YouTube Channel
Tuesday April 14 at 2 PM ET – Register HERE
Catherine Flowers, a past WasteWater Education Board member, is a Franklin Center for the Humanities Practitioner in Residence.Based in Montgomery, Alabama, she is a fierce advocate for the under served and largely ignored working poor.
In this lecture, as part of our Earth Month series of public outreach events, Catherine will reflect on the disparity of progress made in the past 50 years of the environmental movement – a disparity still in evidence today.
Catherine is also an internationally recognized advocate for the human right to water and sanitation as expressed in the UN Sustainable Development Agenda.
In 2019 she testified before the US House Committee.
She is a Professor of Practice at Duke University.
Image courtesy of Pixabay la Fundación Hugo Zárate
Look forward ….
In this time of fear and real pain for so many individuals and communities we have one simple message.
Be kind to each other and we will get through this – together.
We will not, as too many others seem to be doing, use this dire situation to beat our own drum.
Just know that if you need help using or setting up an online event give us a call. We have opened our Adobe Connect platform to any non commercial entity that needs it at no charge.
This is not the time to be taking advantage of this tragedy and if you see price gauging or outright fraud – report it!
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