17 Apr '11, 2pm

Power Shift; Where Youth Fights for Our Future

Power Shift; Where Youth Fights for Our Future

This weekend, the Woodstock of the environmental movement is on full display, not in a remote farm in New York, but deep in the heart of the nation's capitol. That’s where more than 10,000 young environmental supporters poured into the mammoth Washington Convention Center for three days of meetings, speeches and rallies, part of the Power Shift 2011 conference. Rousing speeches by environmental human rights advocate Van Jones and EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson were big draws. But the most important work was being done in the many workshops and discussions in the dozens of small conference rooms. Over a hundred workshops led by environmental leaders who engaged the youth of America in subjects ranging from the nuclear crisis in Japan to environmental justice in poor communities. Many empowering connections and powerful stories emerged. Power Shift attendees protest natural ...

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