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Book Club with Archivist Books: Intersectional Environmentalist

April 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

 Join Us for a Special Earth Month Book Club Event!

Looking for a meaningful read to delve into this Earth Month? Look no further! We’re diving into the compelling pages of Intersectional Environmentalist by Leah Thomas. And, we’re co-hosting a book club with Archivist Books, a local queer- and black-owned bookstore.

Date: April 21, 2024
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Location: Archivist Books, 772 Monroe Ave
Cost: Free to attend; donations are encouraged and will help sustain our community-building events.

At this event, we’ll gather at Archivist Books to discuss Thomas’s groundbreaking work, exploring the connections between environmentalism, racism, and privilege.

About the Book

“The Intersectional Environmentalist examines the inextricable link between environmentalism, racism, and privilege, and promotes awareness of the fundamental truth that we cannot save the planet without uplifting the voices of its people — especially those most often unheard. Written by Leah Thomas, a prominent voice in the field and the activist who coined the term “Intersectional Environmentalism,” this book is simultaneously a call to action, a guide to instigating change for all, and a pledge to work towards the empowerment of all people and the betterment of the planet.

Thomas shows how not only are Black, Indigenous and people of color unequally and unfairly impacted by environmental injustices, but she argues that the fight for the planet lies in tandem to the fight for civil rights; and in fact, that one cannot exist without the other. An essential read, this book addresses the most pressing issues that the people and our planet face, examines and dismantles privilege, and looks to the future as the voice of a movement that will define a generation.”
Description via Bookshop.org

How to Participate (plus, support REP and Archivist Books!)

Grab a copy of the book. When you buy Intersectional Environmentalist from Archivist Books, the sale supports a local, independent bookstore and a portion of the sale is donated to us. Thank you for your support. 

Sign up for book club. Let us know if you plan to attend the discussion on 4/21. Space is limited and your RSVP will help us plan.

Can’t make it to book club? No worries, you can still support both REP and Archivist Books by ordering a copy!

 
A huge thank you to Taylor from Archivist Books for their partnership!

Details

Date:
April 21
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Archivist Books
772 Monroe Ave
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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