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Human Impacts Atlanta: Where do we place our trust in a changing climate?
Goethe-Zentrum
Atlanta, GA
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Human Impacts Atlanta: Where do we place our trust in a changing climate?
How can having trust and faith--whether it's from "having faith in science" to "having faith in a higher power"-- be a driving force for action and community building?
How do we inspire each other to make a difference?

Join the Human Impacts Institute, in partnership with the Transatlantic Climate Bridge Program of Germany, Georgia Solar Utilities, and the Green Tea Coalition, for the most inspiring event of the year, combining hip hop, dance, and the roots of Atlanta's diverse cultures to to find common solutions around addressing one of the most challenging issues of our times--climate change. Help us share your Atlanta community stories, and to emphasize locally-driven innovation and action and your positive impacts on our Nation and beyond.

See how the arts and performance can inspire dialogue among unlikely allies--from youth to corporations to government officials--and join in the conversation on how our diverse "missions" can address emissions and more with special guests, including:

Inspirational live performances from:
Atlanta Hip Hop sensation, Yani
Renown Gospel Singer, Kevin Dunn
Dancer/Choreographer, Darbie Duff
DJ Owen Griswold

Commissioner Bubba McDonald, Georgia Public Service Commission (welcome)
Michael Weber, Energy Policy Advisor, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
Jay Hakes, author and former Director of the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library
Alexis Chase, Executive Director, Georgia Interfaith Power & Light
Debbie Dooley, Co-Chairman Atlanta Tea Party and Co-Founder Green Tea Coalition
Shane Owl-Greason, Co-Founder, Georgia Solar Utilities
Susan Pavlin, Director, Global Growers Network
Daniel Blackman, Environmental Justice Advocate
Moderator: Tara DePorte, Founder and Executive Director, Human Impacts Institute

Human Impacts Atlanta is a unique event in supporting the local community in redefining and re-communicating climate change through your passions, experiences, and strengths. As the first of eight different events across the U.S., these "salons" are creative spaces where diversity of viewpoints is key and tangible, collective action is the outcome.

At the Human Impacts Institute (HII), we inspire action for strong communities and a healthy environment through hands-on, service education, coalition building, and using arts and culture for social good.  For more info: HumanImpactsInstitute.org

This event wouldn't be possible without the help of our amazing partners:

The Transatlantic Climate Bridge Program of the German government, which aims to support platforms and partnerships that help Americans and Germans exchange their know-how and to pave the way for joint solutions.

Georgia Solar Utilities, Inc. which has created a sustainable market place for the solar industry in Georgia.
http://www.gasolarutilities.com/

Green Tea Coalition which seeks for common ground across the political spectrum to empower consumers to unlock America's full energy potential.
https://www.facebook.com/thegreenteacoalition

Virgin Breeze who created products engineered to instantly kill smog and greenhouse gases at the surface and purify the air around it.
http://www.virginbreeze.com/

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Goethe-Zentrum (View)
1197 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30361
United States


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