Williams Lecture Series: Who Decides? Elevating Community Rights Over Corporate “Rights”

presented by: Oregon Coast Community College Foundation

Starts:Friday, April 14, 2017  6:30 PMEnds:Friday, April 14, 2017  8:30 PM
Cost:

Free

Location:

Newport Performing Arts Center

777 W. Olive Street
Newport, OR 97365

Event Description:

The OCCC Foundation is pleased to host Thomas Linzey for a dynamic presentation on the environmental rights of communities as part of our Williams Lecture Series.

Linzey is the author of Be The Change: How to Get What You Want in Your Community (Gibbs-Smith 2009), the author of On Community Civil Disobedience in the Name of Sustainability (PM Press 2016), the co-author of We the People: Stories from the Community Rights Movement in the United States (PM Press 2016), has served as a co-host of Democracy Matters, a public affairs radio show broadcast from KYRS in Spokane, Washington and syndicated on ten other stations, was featured in Leonardo DiCaprio and Tree Media’s film 11th Hour and We the People 2.0 (Official Selection of the Seattle International Film Festival), assisted the Ecuadorian constitutional assembly in 2008 to adopt the world’s first constitution recognizing the independently enforceable rights of ecosystems, and is a frequent lecturer at conferences across the country. His work has been featured in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Mother Jones, the Nation magazine, and he was named, in 2007, as one of Forbes’ magazines’ “Top Ten Revolutionaries.” Linzey currently resides in Spokane, Washington.

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