Opt in for positive impact! Get inspired, and prepare to take action.
Portsmouth Public Library hosts the second annual Impact Symposium on Saturday, Nov. 4, 10 AM – 2 PM. The event is free and open to the public, and all ages are encouraged to attend! Drop in for any part of the day.
10 AM Keynote: Greg Norris & Jim Merkel
Greg Norris, from Harvard’s School of Public Health and subject of Time article “10 Ideas That Are Changing Your Life: Handprints, Not Footprints,” and Jim Merkel, author of “Radical Simplicity: Small Footprints on a Finite Earth” will lead us in a positive, passionate examination of our impact on the world.
11 AM Seacoast Handprint Pitches
There are so many organizations doing good work on the Seacoast. How do you choose where to get involved? In this series of rapid-fire presentations, groups like Seacoast Local will tell you (1) who we are, (2) how we make an impact, and (3) actions you can take to help. We’ll be available to answer questions during lunch!
12 PM Free Organic Lunch
All participants are welcome to a free organic lunch, provided by Flatbread Company!
1 PM Find Your Impact Passions
Now that you’ve heard about your options, discover where your passions and your influence lie with this activity led by Bert Cohen. Make a life map and learn where you can make the most impact, then discuss your findings and your future with others!
Saturday November 4 | 10 AM – 2 PM
Portsmouth Public Library