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Friday, October 19 • 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Intergenerational Activism: Working Together for Social Change/World Café
What are the pitfalls and possibilities, personally and for our movements, when we partner across generations? Join us for a series of participant-driven World Café conversations about how we can collaborate to shape the future by synergizing the unique gifts of all generations. The World Café provides a hospitable space for integration and reflection on what is emerging at the conference as well as for building partnerships of personal and professional value. Let's create tomorrow together!

With: Ashton Applewhite, ThisChairRocks.com; Kristy Drutman, The Brown Girl Green Show, CA Digital Campaign Organizer with 350.org. Hosted by: David Shaw, Santa Cruz Permaculture & UCSC Common Ground Center; Amy Lenzo, weDialogue & The World Cafe Community Foundation.

Keynote Speakers
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Ashton Applewhite

Ashton Applewhite, an internationally recognized expert on ageism and a leading spokesperson for a movement to mobilize against discrimination on the basis of age, is the author of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism. She also blogs at ThisChairRocks.com and runs the Yo, Is This Ageist? website. Applewhite speaks widely at a wide range of venues that have included the TED main stage and the United Nations... Read More →

Workshop Speakers
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Kristy Drutman

Kristy Drutman, a recent UC Berkeley graduate, is currently a California Digital Campaigner with 350.org. A mixed race Filipina American and environmental activist passionate about increasing diversity and inclusion in the movement, she co-founded the Students of Color Environmental... Read More →
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Amy Lenzo

Amy Lenzo seeks to foster conscious online engagement in ways that connect us with ourselves, each other, and the natural world in her work with weDialogue and the World Cafe. She has served as Director of Learning Programs and Community Steward for the World Cafe Community Foundation... Read More →
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David Shaw

David Shaw, a permaculture and whole systems designer, facilitator, and educator, founded Santa Cruz Permaculture, and the UCSC Right Livelihood College, a partnership with the “Alternative Nobel Prize.” He supports communities locally and globally to transform their shared future... Read More →

Friday October 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm PDT
World Café