Finding Joy in Climate Activism
Bringing joy and zest into climate activism work is no small feat! Using unexpected approaches that surprise, inspire, amuse or, at the very least, pique curiosity, can significantly increase engagement in the work. People are often more receptive to messages delivered through unusual or creative means and, thus, more likely to take action! Inherent in this approach is the spirit of play, which uplifts and energizes activists and audiences alike, vital for supporting sustained work.
Dianne Brakarsh, founder of Moving from WithinTM, is a choreographer, educator and community dance organizer who has been creating performance pieces and flash mobs for years. She loves coming up with wacky, unexpected and/or inspirational ways to get people’s attention ... read more