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Join us for a lively conversation between
RAN Executive Director Lindsey Allen and our special guest Naomi Klein
about keeping fossil fuels in the ground, arresting climate change, and challenging corporate power.


Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist and author of the international bestsellers, No Logo (2000), The Shock Doctrine (2007) and This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate (2014) which was the 2014 winner of the Hilary Weston Writers Trust Prize for Nonfiction and was one of the New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2014 . Now in paperback, it is being translated into over 25 languages.  This Changes Everything, the documentary inspired by the book and narrated by Naomi premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2015 and is available worldwide. Photo credit: Kourosh Keshiri  



RAN Executive Director Lindsey Allen is a world-class campaigner with more than a decade of experience and an unmatched track record pressuring and inspiring some of the world’s largest corporations to protect rainforests. Allen has spent her career preventing commodity expansion into globally critical forest areas, and has played a central role in achieving some of the most significant corporate policy commitments to protect forests over the past decade. A veteran environmental and social justice activist, Allen has expertise in organizing communities to engage in powerful mass mobilizations and direct actions.

Moderated by Celia Alario


Celia Alario is a communications strategist, media consultant and educator. In the last 25 years Alario has helped spin groundbreaking media campaigns, provided one-on-one coaching for dozens of Communications Directors, trained hundreds of spokespeople and placed thousands of stories about critical social justice and environmental issues in media outlets worldwide. Alario teaches undergraduate and graduate level courses in Environmental Communications at UC Santa Barbara. She’s on the Board of the Center for Story-Based Strategy, and on the Advisory Board of IVAW (Iraq Veterans Against the War).



5:30pm VIP reception with bar, light hors d'oeuvres, and chance to mingle with our speakers
7:00 pm Program

Rembrandt Yard 
1301 Spruce Street
Boulder, CO  

Thank you to our generous sponsors and host committee!

Pamela Boll
Anne Butterfield
Tirzah Firestone Friedman & David Friedman
Lauri Hughes
The Israel Family
Ginny Jordan
Annie & Matt Lappé
Alex Peterffy, The Living Forest Project
Cynthia Beard & Gary Roland
Margo King & John Steiner
Lisa Drake & Scott Woodard
Rosa Venezia & Roy Young / Nature's Own 

Pamela Boll • Ginger Cassady • Judith Dack • Caroline Eader • Stephen Fenberg • Tirzah Firestone Friedman & David Friedman • Lauren Gifford • Constance Gordon • Mary Gordon • Lauri Hughes • Renée and Rob Israel • Ginny Jordan • Sarah Larrabee • Elena Martinez • James Morris • Michaela Mujica-Steiner • Jill Nelson • Paul Nicholas • Alexia Parks • Alex Peterffy • Luana Rubin • Margo King & John Steiner • Laurel Sutherlin • Christi Turner • Bud Wilson • Lisa Drake & Scott Woodard • Rosa Venezia & Roy Young / Nature's Own 

For more information, email RAN Events Coordinator Sophie Roudané at

 Thank you to our in-kind sponsors!