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Remembering Becky Tarbotton

The OI mourns the tragic loss of Rebecca (Becky) Tarbotton, one of the first fellows of the Oakland Institute and executive director of Rainforest Action Network.


"We need to remember that the work of our time is bigger than climate change. We need to be setting our sights higher and deeper. What we're really talking about, if we're honest with ourselves, is transforming everything about the way we live on this planet. We don't always know exactly what it is that creates social change. It takes everything from science all the way to faith, and it's that fertile place right in the middle where really exceptional campaigning happens - and that is where I strive to be."

-- Rebecca Tarbotton


Read OI Fellow David Solnit's rememberance of Becky

Click here to read the Rainforest Action Network statement