Lecture: We Rise: Building a Movement that Restores the Planet - Xiuhtezcatl Martinez
|Date/Time:||Thursday, 07 Mar 2019 at 8:15 pm|
|Location:||Great Hall, Memorial Union|
|Channel:||National Affairs Series|
|Categories:||Diversity, Lectures, Live Green|
National Affairs Series: Building a Better Democracy
Celebrating 10 Years of the Live Green! Initiative
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez has addressed the UN General Assembly, taken on local issues such as eliminating pesticides from parks, and is a lead plaintiff in a youth-led lawsuit against the U.S. government for their inaction on climate change. He is Youth Director of the Earth Guardians, a tribe of young activists, artists, and musicians inspiring global change.
Martinez published his first book, We Rise, in 2017 and recently performed at MTV Music Week in association with the EMAs.