Thinkers Lodge National Historic Site
, the Centre for Local Prosperity
is in the process of convening virtual discussions with international, regional and local thought leaders on topics that include: shifting the community narrative for adaptability and future agency; climate grief and spirituality as motivation for engagement and action; restorative food, power, built environment, local governance and local economics.
The topic today during the 'Pandemic and Climate Crisis, and the Uncertain Future of Local Community May 2020 Thinkers Retreat' will focus on 'We are all Climate Displaced Persons'. Scott Leckie, the Founder and Director of
(www.displacementsolutions.org) and also Oneness World Foundation (www.onenessworld.org) will be joining the discussion.
Scott is an international human rights lawyer, academic, author, social entrepreneur, environmentalist and world citizen. He is the world's most widely published author on housing, land and property rights themes, having written more than 250 books, articles and substantive reports on these issues. At the age of 25, he was already being described by leading human rights scholars as an international human rights pioneer. Over his almost 30-year human rights career, he has carried out human rights work in more than 80 countries. He hosts the only podcast dedicated to exploring all aspects of world citizenship and how to get there - Jointly Venturing.
"How do we manage this... How do we guarantee that everybody has their human rights met, and has a life of peace to look forward to? That we are–ultimately–all the same, sharing this planet as one people." - Scott Leckie