The Research Triangle Park

Stories Happen in Forests: A Live Storytelling Event

Durham, NC Jul 27 6:00 pm - Jul 27 9:00 pm

Join 

Dogwood Alliance at Motorco on July 27th, for an evening of storytelling and community-building in the spirit of forest protection and community justice. The night will feature 10 LIVE true, personal stories.

Our standing forests are awe-inspiring, critical for our well-being and survival, and hold an untold number of tales. Come listen to inspiring storytellers discuss forest protection, community action, and human connection to wild places.

For all you wanderers of the forests, stargazers, lovers of wild places, forest defenders, and folks that speak up for your community, this night is for you.

Tickets will be a suggested donation at the door for $10.

Donate $10/month for a special “Forest Defenders” t-shirt and membership.

Visionary storytellers include:

  • Gary Phillips, poet laureate of Carrboro
  • TC Muhammad, Hip Hop Caucus
  • Dr. Thomas Easley, Forestry professor and Center for Diversity at NCSU
  • Reverend Leo Woodberry
  • Danna Smith, Dogwood Alliance
  • Jodi Lasseter, Climate Justice Program Director, NC LCV
  • Cole Rasenberger, youth activist
  • BJ McManama, the Indigenous Environmental Network
  • Margaux Escutin, National Association for Asian American Professionals