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2010 Sister Maura Smith Earth Day Lecture

Forty Years After Earth Day Victories, Failures and the Road Ahead

Denis Hayes Time magazine has named him

“A Hero of the Planet” Denis Hayes is an environmental activist who’s best known as the organizer of the first Earth Day event in 1970. He now chairs the board of the International Earth Day Network, which includes more than 180 nations – making Earth Day the most widely observed secular holiday in the world. Since 1992, Hayes has been president of the Bullitt Foundation in Seattle, Wash., and continues to be a leader in environmental and energy policy.

Wednesday, April 28 “Earth Day Legacies: A Discussion with Denis Hayes” 3:30 p.m. • Mercy Heritage Room • Reception follows

The 2010 Sister Maura Smith Earth Day Lecture: “Forty Years After Earth Day: Victories, Failures, and the Road Ahead” 7:30 p.m. • Taylor Little Theatre

sustain yourself. earth day 2010

Sponsored by the Mercyhurst Green Team and The Evelyn Lincoln Institute for Ethics and Society

Denis Hayes  

April 28, 2009