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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

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

Date: Tue, Sept 20

Delivery Method: In-person With Livestream

Time: 12:30-1:45pm CT

Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center or view on Zoom

Instructor: Dianne Brakarsh

Fee: $10

Program Number: FALL:318

Registration opens Tue, Aug 16.

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