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TAKING ROOT: the vision of wangari Maathai 4/4/11 6-8 pm

posted Mar 31, 2011, 8:00 PM by Angela Shambarger

TAKING ROOT:  the vision of wangari Maathai

Award Winning Documentary Showing

Monday, April 4 in Marcil 323

6:00pm – 8:00pm


“It is the people who must save the environment.  It is the people who must make their leaders change.  And we cannot be intimidated. 

So we must stand up for what we believe in.” 

Wangari Maathai


Taking Root 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.


Sponsored by the UNE Office of Citizenship

Theo Spanos Dunfey
Citizenship & Service Learning
University of New England
11 Hills Beach Rd
Biddeford, ME 04005-9599