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FFAPL - Earth Day Reading Online

Join FFAPL, Albany Poets & Capital Region Earth Day for a virtual reading in celebration of the earth!

A roster of readers is included below, as well as rough timings. Readers include local elected officals, activists, authors, and poets reading a range of texts celebrating the earth including poetry, theology, myth, and science.

Register here to receive the zoom link. Or tune in on the Capital Region Earth Day youtube page to watch.


Thursday, April 22, 2021
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
  Adult Program  
Registration has closed.

A Reading for the Land and the City (beginning at 6pm)

  • Hon. Kathy Sheehan, Mayor of Albany
  • Lauren Moore, NYS Librarian
  • Melanie Metzger, Albany Public Library
  • Preem Cabey, AVillage

A Reading for the River and the Waters (beginning around 6:40pm)

  • Daniel Kirk-Davidoff, Climate Scientist
  • Dan Wilcox, Poet
  • Ramona Cearly, Riverkeeper
  • Melissa Tuckey, Poet
  • Susan Pedo, Poet
  • Kenneth Hada , Poet

A Reading for the People and the Animals (Beginning around 7:30)

  • Sarah Giragosian, Poet
  • Lucyna Prostko, Poet
  • Matthew Burns, Poet
  • Tiffany Higgins, Poet
  • Gretchen Primack, Poet

A Reading for the Wind and the Air (Beginning Around 8pm)

  • Jill Szwed, Meteorologist
  • Allie Middleton, Author and Poet, Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy
  • Lukee Forbes, Local Activist

A Reading for the Future (Beginning around 8:30pm)

  • Pippa Bartolotti, Author, Green Party leader
  • Jayohcee, Rapper & Activist from Akwesasne
  • Egypt Snipe, Student from Albany High Leo Club
  • Rahshid Ford, Student from Albany High Leo Club
  • Christian Simmons, Student from Albany High Leo Club

And more to be confirmed!

Event Organizer

Lex Bhagat

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