Book of Leaves

Book of Leaves

Ceara Carney


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Listening, Feminism, & Youth Involvement - Amy O'Brien

For episode 65 I chatted to Amy O'Brien whom you may know from The Sustainable Sleepover Podcast (which I definitely recommend checking out if you haven't already!) about her experience as an activism campaigning for social justice from climate issues to women's rights. You can keep up to date with her on Instagram @b_amyo or find her other socials and projects here.  [03.35] Who Amy is! [06:00]] What instilled a love of nature in Amy. [10:35] The Sustainable Sleepover Club podcast. [14:05] Stand out moment of the podast: Episode 4 with Mitsy [16:45] What it means to listen more. [20:05] What Amy thinks needs to be done on a systemic as well as individual level to solve the climate crisis. [23:05] Amy’s experience of being treated differently as a young female activist. [27:15] What is the National Youth Assembly? [30:15] Amy’s tips for self care and preventing burn-out. [34:05] Amy’s favourite protest memory. [40:05] Random questions! Also mentioned in the episode: Comhairle na nÓg. Spun Out. Ombudsman for Children Youth Advisory Panel Fridays for Future The Future Generations Project by National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) I Am Malala book Feminists Don’t Wear Pink (and Other Lies) by Scarlett Curtis 13th Documentary Abolition. Feminism. Now. Book by Angela Y. Davis, Gina Dent, Erica R. Meiners, Beth E. Richie As always, don't forget to follow Book of Leaves on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook, leave us a review, and share with a friend x Patreon / Buy Me A Coffee Get bonus content on Patreon Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/bookofleaves. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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An Irish podcast where I interview business owners, activists and other everyday people, to learn how they contribute to living sustainably. By educating ourselves, we can then take a leaf from their book to add to our own way of eco-friendly living!

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