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Pandemics and Prejudice:  How Can Democracy Survive in a Hotter Time?-Dr. David Orr

July 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Pandemics and Prejudice:  How Can Democracy Survive in a Hotter Time?

Dr. David Orr, EMERITUS Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics at Oberlin College, will be presenting via GCPC’s Youtube Channel (“GCPC Video”) on Friday 7/10/2020 at 7pm a lecture about the Moral  Imperative to Restore our Democracy as well as the urgency of Environmental Stewardship, regardless of any particular religious persuasion.

Dr. Orr writes:  “The COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing crisis of race in America are both an indictment and a preview of what’s coming in a hotter, more divided world with vast economic inequities. Both are symptoms of the tragic failure of democratic institutions. Dr. Orr’s democracy initiative (stateofamericandemocracy.org) is working toward the repair and strengthening of democratic institutions beginning with restoring a moral vision of democracy.”

SAVE THE DATE for this timely presentation and interaction with Dr. Orr. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, Dr. Orr will not present in person, but we will do this via livestream on Youtube. This event is sponsored by the EARTH Team at Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church and Creation Care Alliance. Dr. Orr will be introduced by Marcia Mount Shoop who will facilitate the question and answer period after his presentation.