Salem, OR: Jane Goodall’s Radio Forum: The Power of Youth is Global Moderated by Oregon Public Radio’s David Miller

Oct 7 2011

6:30 p.m. 

Willamette University, in association with the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI), is proud to present an evening with JGI founder, Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE. Dr. Goodall, world-renowned primatologist, conservationist and UN Messenger of Peace, will discuss Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots – JGI’s global environmental and humanitarian youth program.

The event will be moderated by Oregon Public Radio’s David Miller, host of Think Out Loud, and recorded for a special radio broadcast which will air throughout the state of Oregon at a later date.

Roots & Shoots empowers young people from preschool through college to make positive change happen for people, animals and the environment we all share. With hundreds of thousands of members in more than 120 countries, the Roots & Shoots network connects youth of all ages who share a desire to create a better world.

Dr. Goodall’s Salem, Oregon, appearance will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Roots & Shoots and focus on the global empowerment of youth, growing Roots & Shoots in the region, and how we can work together to create a brighter future for all those who call this planet home.

Dr. Goodall will have a book signing following her appearance. JGI merchandise and memberships will be available on site.

Please note that ticketing is handled by Willamette University directly and not JGI.

Tickets go on sale at 9:00 a.m. on Sept. 20 at the Information Center on the 1st floor of the UC. Willamette student tickets are $5 with WU ID and staff/faculty tickets are $10 with WU ID. Alumni tickets are $15 - through the Compass site. Tickets for community members are $25. Call 503-370-6300 for details.

 

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