We Rise: The Earth Guardians Guide to Building a Movement that Restores the Planet
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- Hardback (BB)
- 01 Oct 2017
- 240 pages - 229 x 152 x 15mm
We Rise is the ultimate guide to taking action: a groundbreaking blueprint on how to create great and lasting change. Written by Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, a dynamic new force in the world of activism, this book provides in-depth information on everything from the theory of change to methods on how to build a strong community. It begins with the remarkable story of the Earth Guardians, an activist hip-hop group that empowers young people to engage in activism and political action across a variety of societal issues. With 822.3K Facebook followers and 24.4K Instagram followers, Earth Guardians’ passionate audience is growing steadily. In Xiuhtezcatl’s powerful voice, the book explores all the aspects of effective activism. It offers instruction on forming communities for a solution-oriented movement. It also presents sidebars featuring conversations between Xiutezcatl and well-known activists, including Bill McKibben, Shailene Woodley, Jeff Orlowsky, Suzy Cameron, Paul Watson, Winona LaDuke, Van Jones, Mark Ruffalo, Dallas Goldtooth, and Arvol Looking Horse. Truly unique, We Rise will interest anyone interested in creating real and radical change.
Written by a dynamic new voice in the fight against climate change, We Rise will share the revolutionary truth that youth have the power to change the world. This book—a comprehensive guide on how to be an activist—is the ultimate blueprint for change.