Saturday November 4 | 10 AM – 2 PM
Portsmouth Public Library
You’re overwhelmed. You need personalized guidance and information to determine how YOU can make a difference in the world. The library is here to help.
Our second annual Impact Symposium will be held on Saturday, November 4, 10 AM – 2 PM. The event is free and open to the public, and all ages are encouraged to attend!
10 AM Keynote: Greg Norris & Jim Merkel
Greg Norris, subject of Time article “10 Ideas That Are Changing Your Life: Handprints, Not Footprints” and Jim Merkel, author of Radical Simplicity: Small Footprints on a Finite Earth will lead us in a positive, passionate examination of our impact on the world.
11 AM Seacoast Handprint Pitches
There are so many organizations doing good work on the Seacoast. How do you choose where to get involved? In this series of rapid-fire presentations, each group will tell you (1) who they are, (2) how they make an impact, and (3) actions you can take to help. Each group will be available to answer questions during lunch.
Featuring Seacoast Local, Cross Roads House, ACLU of New Hampshire, PHS Eco Club, Commute SMART seacoast, and more!
12 PM Free Organic Lunch
All participants are welcome to a free organic lunch, provided by Flatbread Portsmouth!
1 PM Find Your Impact Passions
Now that you’ve heard about your options, discover where your passions and your influence lie with this activity led by Bert Cohen. Make a life map and learn where you can make the most impact, then discuss your findings and your future with others!