At the very heart of activism is the courage to tell the truth and to make things better. Don’t miss the passionate and informed voice of one of the leading social justice activists in the country, Jodie Evans. Her influence is felt far and wide on international issues as well as those close to home. As a co-founder of Code Pink, author and producer of several documentary films, Jodie is a force of goodness that will inspire the activist in you. Don’t miss this provocative conversation about how to make a difference just by lifting your voice.
Jodie Evans has been a peace, environmental, women’s rights and social justice activist for over forty years. She has traveled extensively to war zones, including Afghanistan, Gaza and Iraq, promoting and learning about peaceful resolution to conflict. She served in the first administration of Governor Jerry Brown and ran his presidential campaign. She has published two books, “Stop the Next War Now” and “Twilight of Empire,” and has produced several documentary films, including the Oscar-nominated “The Most Dangerous Man in America” and Howard Zinn’s “The People Speak.” Jodie co-founded CODEPINK: Women for Peace and sits on the board of Women’s Media Center and many other boards, including the Hereditary Disease Foundation, Rainforest Action Network, Drug Policy Alliance, and 826LA. She is the mother of three.