Preserving Activist History Through the Thin Green Line is People History Project
Thursday, March 10th | 4pm - 5pm
Zoom link: https://wsu.zoom.us/j/99378653840
Join WSU Vancouver Library on Thursday, March 10th from 4pm – 5pm for “Preserving Activist History Through the Thin Green Line is People History Project.” This is the third installment of the library’s event series, “Our Communities: Actions Towards Justice.” We'll be joined by Roben White and Desiree Hellegers to hear about their work with the Thin Green Line is People History Project. Thin Green Line is People aims to, “preserve the history of the ongoing struggle to keep the Pacific Northwest from being transformed into a toxic fossil fuel transport corridor.” You can learn more on the project’s website: https://labs.wsu.edu/thethingreenlineispeople/
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Roben White is an artist, activist/organizer, and consultant on labor rights, human rights, environmental justice, and Native and Indigenous rights. He is also a member of the WSU Vancouver Native American Community Advisory Board.
Desiree Hellegers is an associate professor of English and currently directs the Collective for Social and Environmental Justice, of which they were also a founding co-director. She has written books on 17th century English poetry, science and ecology; and on houselessness. The latter book, No Room of Her Own: Women's Stories of Homelessness, Life, Death and Resistance, has been adapted into a play and they are currently collaborating with The Thin Green Line is History's Project Manager Derya Ruggles to produce a serialized one woman play, "Thirty Days on a Silent Buddhist Retreat or How I learned to Breathe Thru the Apocalypse, which is airing on Open Signal to 400,000 households in the PortlandVancouver metropolitan area and can be viewed at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCH9qTJ03YbqP2N0tuDwOh6g
This is the third event for the WSU Vancouver Library’s event series, “Our Communities: Actions Towards Justice.” Join us throughout the year as we hear from those taking action towards justice for our local and intercultural communities. For information about past and future events, visit: https://bit.ly/OurCommunitiesEvents