Date: Monday, Nov. 6

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: Holiday Inn, Bozeman

Conflicting ideas about civil rights, economic inequality, environmental justice and climate change swirl around us daily. Many of us from across the political spectrum long for progress towards resolutions; a few of us devote most of our lives to grappling with these complex issues. Mike Clark, who has deep roots in rural Appalachia, has for half a century led major organizations dedicated to making the world a fairer, more hospitable place for all. Learn what he has discovered about himself, about human nature, and about wrestling day after day with complicated social, economic and environmental challenges. His life stories offer insights to the rest of us.

Clark MikeInstructor: Mike Clark has directed nine social change organizations in a 50-year career, including the Highlander Center in Appalachia, and national environmental organizations Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace (twice) and the Greater Yellowstone Coalition (twice). These groups are known for unconventional practices and strategies in dealing with complex, so-called “wicked” problems which defy solutions. Mike lives in Bozeman.