Micah White, PhD, of Occupy Wall Street, at Asbury First on October 2 at 7 pm
Micah White is the lifelong activist who co-created Occupy Wall Street, a global social movement that spread to 82 countries, while an editor of "Adbusters" magazine. He has a 20-year record of innovative activism, including conceiving the debt forgiveness tactic used b the Rolling Jubilee and RIP Medical Debt, popularizing the critique of clicktivism and identifying the emerging trend of "social movement warfare."
Widely recognized as a pioneer of social movement creation, White has been profiled by NPR's "Morning Edition," "The New Yorker," and "The Guardian." In recognition of his contributions, "Esquire" has named him one of the most influential young thinkers alive today. Micah has received numerous awards, including the Roddenberry Fellowship and a Voqal Fellowship to create the Activist Graduate School He was also named the National Endowment for the Humanities/Hannah Arendt Center Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Bard College where he is co-teaching a seminar on social activism.
This event is free and open to the public! Join us at 1040 East Avenue in the Gathering Center of Asbury First United Methodist Church at 7 pm.
This event is part of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School's Fall Lecture Week. For more information, please visit http://www.crcds.edu/fall-lecture-week/