Mobilising communities & citizens - Dynamic action in a world of social change

By City Talks 2011

City Talks 2011 - Green Global Connected

Hear the views of Clover Moore MP; Brett Solomon, Executive Director of Access Now; Anna Rose, Co-founder and Chair of the Australian Youth Climate Coalition; Darryl Nichols, Executive Director of Garage Sale Trail; Simon Sheikh, National Director of Get Up!; Amanda Tattersall, Coalition Director of Sydney Alliance; and John Dee, Founder and Managing Director of Do Something, discuss how citizens and communities working together can make incredible change.

Speakers:

  • Lord Mayor Clover Moore MP - In this podcast, Clover Moore introduces guest speakers Brett Solomon, Executive Director of Access Now, Anna Rose, Co-founder and Chair of the Australian Youth Climate Coalition, to talk about mobilising communities and citizens to take dynamic action in a world of social change.
  • Brett Solomon (Executive Director of Access Now) - Brett Solomon was a campaign director with Avaaz.org, Amnesty International Australia and Oxfam Australia, where he founded the International Youth Parliament and was the original director of Get Up. Access Now is a global movement for online freedom.
  • Anna Rose (Co-founder and Chair, Australian Youth Climate Coalition)  - Anna Rose coordinated the Australian Youth Climate Coalition and was 2009's Young Environmentalist of the year. She was a 2010 Churchill Scholar. The AYCC has more than 64,000 members campaigning for climate action.
  • Darryl Nichols (Executive Director, Garage Sale Trail) - This video shows how Darryl Nichols mobilised first his local community and then the nation to host garage sales on the same day in an effort to reduce unused items going to landfill.

 

16 August 2011

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