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Saturday, October 22 • 11:36am - 12:01pm
What Are We Fighting For?

Introduction by Kenny Ausubel

“Revolution is on the horizon, and youth are rising with the oceans to lead the movements that will shape our future,” says Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, a 16-year old Indigenous rapper and environmental activist (since age 6). He’s the award-winning youth director of Earth Guardians, a rapidly growing international organization of young activists, artists and musicians committed to protecting water, air, land and atmosphere. He has organized many rallies, actions, demonstrations and events. He travels globally to speak about environmental and Indigenous issues, including at the United Nations with Robert Redford. He’ll bring alive the unparalleled intergenerational movement emerging to save our planet, as youth globally join hearts and hands against some of the world’s most powerful industries to take a stand for the future and build resilient communities.   


Keynotes
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Kenny Ausubel

Co-CEO and Founder, Bioneers
Kenny Ausubel, CEO and founder (in 1990) of Bioneers, is an award-winning social entrepreneur, journalist, author and filmmaker. Co-founder and first CEO of the organic seed company, Seeds of Change, his film (and companion book) Hoxsey: When Healing Becomes a Crime helped influence national alternative medicine policy. He has edited several books and written four, including, most recently, Dreaming the Future: Reimagining Civilization in the Age... Read More →
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Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

Earth Guardians
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, a 15-year old Boulder, Colorado-based Indigenous environmental activist (since age 6!) and rapper, is the award-winning Youth Director of Earth Guardians, a rapidly growing organization of young activists, artists and musicians from across the globe committed to protecting the water, air, earth, and atmosphere. He has organized many rallies, actions, demonstrations and events, and has traveled widely internationally to speak... Read More →


Saturday October 22, 2016 11:36am - 12:01pm
Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium (VMA)