25 Aug No Time To Waste ~ A Free Online Film Screening
During Black In National Parks Week The Joy Trip Project is pleased to host a FREE online screening of the documentary film “No Time To Waste ~ The Urgent Mission of Betty Reid Soskin”. Featuring the true story of the oldest living National Park Ranger, this compelling narrative recounts the importance of preserving our national heritage through a comprehensive interpretation of history that includes the lives of every American citizen. As a Black woman whose lived experience includes the Great Depression, Second World War, Civil Rights Movement and the dawn of the 21st Century Ranger Soskins offers a remarkable view of the past through the unwavering gaze of an elder’s wisdom.
On Wednesday August 26, 2020 at 7PM Central Time join us for a Facebook Live interview with National Park Ranger Kelli English, the chief of interpretation at Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historic Park, Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Monument, Eugene O’Neill National Historic Site and John Muir National Historic Site.
Hosted by James Edward Mills of the Joy Trip Project this discussion will explore the role of personal stories in the preservation of our common legacy as a united people. Visit https://www.facebook.com/JoyTripProject/live/
Black In National Parks Week is part of an ongoing movement to elevate the stories from the Black, Indigenous and People of Color communities on public land and in the environmental conservation movement. Learn about about how you can become involved at http://www.rethinkoutside.org
This event is supported in part by The Sierra Club , Adidas and the National Parks Conservation Association and presented in partnership with the UW-Madison Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies.
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