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Sunday, July 29 • 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Tent Talk: Alexandra Styron & Special Guests On Youth & Courage

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As part of our day of young voices in courage, author Alexandra Styron, who's upcoming book, Steal This Country: A Handbook of Resistance, Persistence, and Fixing Almost Everything comes out in the fall, in conversation with young heroes who have chosen to speak out courageously about their experiences. With special guest Lisette Candia.

Tickets $20

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Alexandra Styron

Alexandra Styron is the author of Reading My Father and a novel, All The Finest Girls. A graduate of Barnard College and the MFA program at Columbia University, her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Vanity Fair, The Financial Times, and The Wall Street Journal... Read More →
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Jill Faherty Lloyd

Jill is a Managing Director and Financial Advisor at Evercore Wealth Management, focused on business development and client relationship management. She works closely with the firm’s planning and investment professionals to advise individuals and families on retirement planning... Read More →
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Lisette Candia

Immigrants' Rights Advocate, American Civil Liberties Union
Lisette Candia was born in Santiago, Chile. She moved to the United States at age 6 with her mom, in order to reunite with her dad. Growing up, Lisette was aware of her undocumented status and her parents used it as a reason to push her to excel in school, ultimately leading to her... Read More →
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Peter Becker

Head of School, The Gunnery
Peter Becker is Head of School at The Gunnery, Mr. Gunn's School in Washington, CT. "As the 11th head of school for The Gunnery, a 166-year-old coed college preparatory boarding and day school in Washington, Peter Becker has brought a passion for education that has inspired staff... Read More →
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Sofie Karasek

Campaign Co-Founder, #InMyWords
Sofie Karasek is a progressive movement builder and organizer. When she was a 19-year-old at UC Berkeley, she co-founded the national non-profit End Rape on Campus, where she and a band of scrappy student survivors transformed campus rape from a PR blip to a national scandal, brought... Read More →

Sunday July 29, 2018 12:30pm - 2:00pm EDT
Five Senses Festival: Tent 292 Bee Brook Road, Washington, New Preston, CT 06777, USA