18 Apr '11, 1am

Quotes from Power Shift 2011: The Power Shift 2011 conference has been full of inspiration. With 10,000 youth le...

Quotes from Power Shift 2011: The Power Shift 2011 conference has been full of inspiration. With 10,000 youth le...

The Power Shift 2011 conference has been full of inspiration. With 10,000 youth leaders in DC -- and some of the luminaries of the environmental and climate movement in attendance -- Power Shift is articulating what a new grassroots force for change in America could look like. Here are some of our favorite quotes from this weekend's key note speakers: “We're refusing to be divided by black and brown, gay and straight, men and women. Ours is the movement of liberation.” - Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, CEO Green For All “To those who've put short term profits over long term health: It's over. It's done. Your time is up.” - Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, CEO Green For All “We're done making statements. Lets make this be the last time our movement comes together just to make statements.” - Tim DeChristopher, climate activist “We don't even know half the species on Earth we are wiping out due...

Full article: http://www.350.org/en/about/blogs/quotes-power-shift-2011

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Power Shift; Where Youth Fights for Our Future

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Power Shift 2011- Youth Leaders Flock to DC

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