TALK ABOUT DANCE 2018:
EMERGENCY MEET FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE
Thursday, June 7, 2018
José Mateo Ballet Theatre
400 Harvard Street, Cambridge
FREE and Open to All
Calling all dancers, activists and concerned citizens of Greater Boston and beyond to join us for refreshments, a kick-off performance and an important discussion about climate change, its potential threat to our communities and the implications of its effects on particularly vulnerable populations!
Meet Paul Kirshen, Professor at UMass Boston’s School for the Environment and learn about the latest findings in the SCIENCE of climate change.
Meet Director Rebecca Herst, of Sustainable Solutions Lab and hear about creative ADVOCACY by various local organizations to combat climate-related social inequities.
Meet Marsha Parrilla, of Danza Organica and be inspired by a DANCE performance and discussion with artists who address important issues through the power of dance.
Meet Program Manager Gabriela Boscio of NOAH and Vice President Salvador Cartagena of Eastie Farms and learn about deliberate ACTION you can take to mitigate climate change effects and combat climate injustice.
About Talk About Dance
TALKABOUTDANCE is a DWC event that brings together Greater Boston’s dance artists, activists, and other dance experts and enthusiasts who believe that expanding the role of dance in our society can help build stronger communities. One of the area’s most socially vibrant settings for dance-related learning and exchange of ideas, TAD offers a unique opportunity to meet new people, reconnect with old friends and contribute to the ongoing dialogue about repositioning the role of dance in our community.