Read Brave: Our Climate Crisis will launch November 20-21

You’ve seen the headlines. You know the climate crisis is devastating the Earth. You want to know what we can do. What you can do. You’re not alone – and we think it’s time for answers. So, on November 20–21, 2019 we’re joining a global conversation: 24 Hours of Reality: Truth in Action and launching Read Brave.

Across two days, we will present film screenings, discussions, and more with our partners at the Science Museum of Minnesota, the City of Saint Paul, Climate Generation, and Climate Reality. It’s a chance to learn more about our plans for Read Brave 2020, and for friends, neighbors, and colleagues to hear the truth of what’s happening to our planet.


Attend one of the launch events and learn more about:
  • The 2020 book selections and all the ways our community can get involved in Read Brave this year.
  • Our climate crisis, including impacts and solutions from local experts, and ways individuals can respond to the crisis.
  • Upcoming programs, including an exciting author visit in March 2020.
  • The work of our community partners, including the City of Saint Paul, Science Museum of Minnesota, Climate Generation, and others.

Schedule of Events (some of these events will be broadcast live on Facebook)
  • November 20, 10-11 a.m. at Highland Park: Storytime with Mayor Carter
  • November 20, 5:30-8 p.m. at Hamline Midway: Read Brave and Teaching Climate Change Educator Workshop
  • November 20, 6-8 p.m. at Merriam Park: Film screening of Minnesota Stories in a Changing Climate and "Future Earth" presentation by Patrick Hamilton, Director of Global Change Initiatives at the Science Museum
  • November 20, 6-8 p.m. at Sun Ray: Film screening of Minnesota Stories in a Changing Climate and presentation by a local activist, Bobbie Scott
  • November 21, 6-8 p.m. at the Science Museum: Keynote Event

Follow the launch on social media and help spread the word! You can find the latest content by following the #ReadBrave and #TruthIntoActionMN hashtags. 
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