Writer and activist Anny Martinez is scheduled to present on “Action to Encourage Interfaith & Environmental Dialogue: How Do Pipelines Affect Our Water”, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Mon., March 6 in the Alumni Theatre on Caldwell University’s campus.
The forum is being hosted by the Theology/Philosophy Department as part of its Sister Maura Campbell lecture series. It is free and open to the public.
Martinez has extensive background in community building and non-profit social work. She is founder/organizer of Spoken Word Events which showcases local poets and pivotal causes. She authored the book “Black Start,” which tells the story of the hope and fear that transpires during a power outage. Martinez is a member of Coalition Against the Pilgrim Pipeline and Food & Water Watch.
The series is named after Sister Maura Campbell, who was a Sister of St. Dominic of Caldwell, a theologian, philosopher, professor, researcher and national leader in education whose scholarship and teaching spanned 50 years.