Musical guest: John and Myrna Svoboda aka No Bow Tie (https://nobowtie.com/music/)
Community moment: Brittani Rhoades
Featured speaker: June Holte
Location: UMKC Royal Hall, Room 111
800 E. 52nd St. Kansas City, MO 64110
Free parking in the parking garage at 52nd and Rockhill Rd.
Proof of vaccination is required. Masks recommended. Check-in and mingle starting at 10:30am.
This interactive presentation will help you shift the way you relate to the climate crisis, from fear and avoidance to what Joanna Macy calls “Active Hope,” by looking through the lenses of love, compassion, wisdom, and opportunity.
Mobilizing people to participate in bringing forth an ecologically sustainable and socially just human presence on Earth is June Holte’s great joy. She has given presentations and facilitated workshops on related topics for more than 6,500 people throughout the U.S. and Canada.
June co-founded and was the Vision Keeper for the Kansas City Drawdown Society and KC Drawdown Salon; co-founded the Kansas City Environmental Educators’ Network; served on the founding steering committee of the Missouri Environmental Education Association; and co-led the Kansas City Sustainable Lifestyle Campaign (“EcoTeams”), supporting 25 coaches and more than 1,200 Kansas Citians in adopting ecologically preferable lifestyle practices, part of a global initiative with more than 20,000 participants.
She was a contributing writer and assistant editor of the award-winning 2010 edition of The Sustainable World SourceBook. In 2020, June was awarded the Kansas City’s Metropolitan Energy Center’s Powering the Present, Fueling the Future award.
Earth Day is not just April 22, it is every day.
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