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Currier Conversation with Lynne Cherry


Currier will host Lynne Cherry, author, filmmaker, and conservationist Wednesday, February 18 at 7:30pm in the SCR.   Lynne Cherry is the author and/​or illustrator of over thirty award-winning books for children. Her best-selling books such as The Great Kapok Tree and A River Ran Wild teach children to respect the earth.

Get your dinner tray and come to dinner in the Strominger Room at 6:45pm to meet with and get to know Lynne Cherry.

Lynne is the founder and director of the non-profit Young Voices for the Planet , an organization dedicated to helping the voices of environmentally-concerned young people be heard. Lynne is also a movie producer. Her Young Voices for the Planet short films feature youth success stories: California kids helping to get a ban on plastic bags; Florida students saving their school $53,000 in energy costs; An 11-year old German boy planting a million trees… Young people reducing the carbon footprint of their homes, schools and communities.