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Connections: Peterson Toscano on the intersections of gender, religion, and climate

Mar 25, 2019

How can comedy and art be used to address serious issues like race and climate change? Actor and activist Peterson Toscano incorporates storytelling and performance art to explore the intersections of gender, religion, and climate. 

He is in Rochester this week to work with local students and community members, but first, he joins us on Connections. In studio:

  • Peterson Toscano, theatrical performance activist
  • Harshita Sood, sustainability initiatives manager at the Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Michael Boller, associate professor in biology, and director of the sustainability program at St. John Fisher College