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Virtual Earth Day Celebration – 50th Anniversary
April 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmFree
The 50th Anniversary of Earth Day is going virtual on Friday, April 17th, from 4-5:30pm.
This Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement on April 22, 1970.
Join the Methow Valley Citizens Council and Methow Arts for an online celebration kicking off the beginning of Earth Week.
The event will include:
- An interview with Denis Hayes, National Coordinator of the First Earth Day in 1970. Conducted by Liberty Bell and Independent Learning Center High School students.
- Inspiring video clips of Methow Valley students sharing their vision for the future
Live interview with Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, inspiring & nationally-recognized climate activist and hip hop artist.
- State of the Nation Expert Panel Discussion with Michael Gerrard of Sabine Center for Climate Change at Columbia Law. Michael Furze of WA State Dept. of Commerce, and Amelia Marchand of the Colville Confederated Tribes, moderated by Jasmine Minbashian.
- Live music & video with Luc Reynaud and poetry reading by WA State poet laureate. Claudia Castro Luna.
Pre-registration is required. Click here to register.
Brought to you by the Methow Valley Citizens Council and Methow Arts