Wielding The Power Of Vulnerability | Sewell Lecture 2016

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Wielding The Power Of Vulnerability | Sewell Lecture 2016
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First Unitarian Church of Portland Oregon says
Join in conversation with climate activist, Tim DeChistopher. Tim will speak on how the insecurity of our time requires us to tap into a kind of power that honors our vulnerability.

Doors open at 6. Tickets cost: $5-20 (sliding scale, no one turned away) at the door.

Reception to follow. No ticket pre-sales.

Tim DeChristopher speaking about facing fear and confronting climate change: https://soundcloud.com/timdechristopher/facing-fear-confronting-change-march-6-2016

About Tim DeChristopher: As Bidder 70, Tim disrupted an illegitimate Bureau of Land Management oil and gas auction in December of 2008, by outbidding oil companies for parcels around Arches and Canyonlands National Parks in Utah. His actions and 21 month imprisonment earned him a national and international media presence, which he has used as a platform to spread the urgency of the climate crisis and the need for bold, confrontational action in order to create a just and healthy world. Tim used his prosecution as an opportunity to organize the climate justice organization Peaceful Uprising in Salt Lake City, and most recently, the Climate Disobedience Center.

Sponsored by: 350 PDX, Oregon Climate, Greenpeace Pacific Northwest, KBOO, Community Rights PDX, UU Voices for Justice Oregon, Emo's Interfaith Power & Light, and Alliance for Democracy
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By: First Unitarian Church of Portland Oregon

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