Sierra Club — “ONE – Dubois County hosting forum on activism and leadership”

Dubois County Free Press, April 4, 2019
From the Wesselman Woods Nature Center

Studies have shown that the people who are most anxious about the state of the world are the ones who aren’t doing anything. It is in this spirit that ONE – Dubois County invites you to join us at a community forum on activism and leadership on Thursday, April 11th at 6:30 p.m. at the Train Depot.

This presentation will guide the overwhelmed with practical steps on how to really effect change in our community, nation and world.

This presentation will be made by Gena Garrett, who graduated from USI in 2004 with a double major in geology and English. She taught science workshops and led planetarium shows at the Evansville Museum for six years before joining the staff of Wesselman Woods Nature Center as a teaching naturalist in 2011.

She is currently the director of environmental education at Wesselman Woods. Gena has two children, ages 9 and 6, and is a scout leader with Navigators USA, a co-ed inclusive scouting program with a focus on outdoor adventure and social justice. She is the local group lead for Moms Demand Action for GunSense in America and is also active with the League of Women Voters of Southwestern Indiana, the Sierra Club and the PTA at Harper Elementary School.

A few of us heard Gena speak at USI a few months ago. We learned a lot and really enjoyed her presentation.Come and learn strategies for championing causes you are passionate about, whether that is your local school, church, workplace, the global environment or anything in between.

Bring a snack! Brink a drink! Bring a friend! Hope to see you there!

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