Group to Play ‘Taking Roots: The Vision of Wangari Mathi’

This award-winning, 80-minute film tells the inspirational story of Wangari Maathi, an environmental and political activist, who founded the Green Belt Movement in Kenya, Africa. This environmental, nongovernmental organization focused on the planting of trees, environmental conservation, and women’s rights.

In 2004, Maathi became the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for “her contribution to sustainable development, democracy and peace.”

Co-sponsored by: College Park Committee for a Better Environment (CBE) and the College Park Community Library.

REGISTRATION: Requested but not required. Call, Janis Oppelt at 240-888-6972.

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