Join Frances for her keynote speech at the "Design by Nature: Preserving Life's Essentials" workshop the weekend of August 19-21.
Frances will speak about the ideas in her forthcoming book EcoMind: Changing the Way We Think, to Create the World We Want and will provide insight on how to choose courage in a culture of fear.
About the workshop:
This weekend will include numerous inspiring talks by visionaries who have brought change to their communities and beyond by making choices that preserve life’s essentials. Erin Brockovich, the woman responsible for winning the largest medical settlement in history against a company poisoning the water of an entire town, encourages us to stand up on behalf of our community. Majora Carter, founder of Sustainable South Bronx, shares how environmental justice and green-collar jobs can transform our communities. Laurie David, producer of An Inconvenient Truth and author of The Family Dinner, talks about how to cut through the fog of modern living to recreate community. Josh Fox, filmmaker and director of Gasland, inspires us to take a stand to protect our precious resources. Frances Moore Lappé, author of Diet for a Small Planet and You Have the Power shares how to choose courage in a culture of fear. Bob Berkebile, founding principal of BNIM Architects, show us how architecture can foster holistic, integrated communities. Robert “Skip” Backus, Omega’s chief executive officer, hosts Omega’s second Design By Nature conference.
Register online at: The Omega Institute or call 800.944.1001
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