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Coffee Chat | Full Circle Everest Expedition
June 28 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Grab your coffee, smoothie, tea or water and come listen in as Renee Alston-Maisonet, Development Director of the Greening Youth Foundation, and Philip Henderson, Expedition Leader for Full Circle Everest chat. Intended to be part interview, part podcast; these 30 minutes are meant to help you learn a little more about the topics, people, issues and perspectives that impact AORE members.
From the Full Circle Website:
OUR LEGACY: In 1963, the first American expedition reached the summit of Everest. That same year Dr. Martin Luther King delivered his historic “I Have A Dream” speech. It took 40 more years for the first Black climber to summit Everest. Still, there has never been an all-Black team to summit the tallest mountain on Earth.
OUR MISSION: In 2022, this group of climbers will make history as the first all Black team to attempt to summit the highest mountain on earth.
OUR GOAL: The Full Circle Everest Team represents a zenith in generational perseverance. This expedition will showcase the tenacity and strength of these climbers, and highlight the barriers that continue to exist for Black communities in accessing the outdoors. This historic attempt will inspire the next generation of outdoor enthusiasts, educators, leaders, and mountaineers of color to continue chasing their personal summits.
This session is FREE for members and $10.00 for non members.