Weekly Roundup: Carolina De Robertis, Dr. Robert Bullard, Raffi Cavoukian

Happy Tuesday everyone! Catch up with latest news from some of our headlining speakers:


Hats off to Carolina De Robertis, whose novel The Gods of Tango has received a Stonewall Book Award — the Barbara Gittings Literature Award, from the American Library Association. The book also was named a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year and one of NBC Latino’s Ten Best Latino Books of 2015.


Dr. Robert Bullard’s piece for the environmental magazine Ensia answers the important question “In 2016, how can environmental issues become everyone’s issues?”  Read what he has to say about what we can learn from the Environmental Justice framework.


On Saturday, Raffi went back to his singalong roots when he performed Baby Beluga, as he does at every concert, at the Royal Theatre in Victoria, BC. Check out the write-up in which he shares his thoughts on his new album Owl Singalong, balancing his political beliefs with his pop star role, and embracing an “every day is precious” philosophy.


And those are the stories for this week! Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up with the latest from all of our speakers, scientists and change makers!