Global Society Presents: "Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai"

Published Jimmy - Wed, 03/09/2011 - 9:22pm



This documentary tells the dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai, whose simple act of planting trees grew into a nationwide movement to safeguard the environment, protect human rights, and defend democracy—a movement for which this charismatic woman became an iconic inspiration. (from

Global Society, an international awareness group at Santa Fe College, has collaborated with the Civic Media Center of Gainesville, FL to host a screening of Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai in honor of International Women's Day, March 8th.
Refreshments will be provided by Global Society.
For more information about Global Society, a student organization which also encompasses the Model United Nations team of Santa Fe College:

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 7:00pm
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