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TED Talks: Season 2017

2017x257 Sarah Corbett: Activism needs introverts
TV-PG

  • 2017-11-21T05:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

For the introverts among us, traditional forms activism like marches, protests and door-to-door canvassing can be intimidating and stressful. Take it from Sarah Corbett, a former professional campaigner and self-proclaimed introvert. She introduces us to "craftivism," a quieter form of activism that uses handicrafts as a way to get people to slow down and think deeply about the issues they're facing, all while engaging the public more gently. Who says an embroidered handkerchief can't change the world?

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