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Leah Stokes

Associate Professor, UC Santa Barbara & Co-host, A Matter of Degrees

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Dr. Leah Stokes is a virtual guest at Crosscut Festival 2022. She is an Associate Professor at UC Santa Barbara and co-host of the podcast "A Matter of Degrees." Her work focuses on clean energy and climate policy. She'll be hosting a conversation with Matt Damon and Gary White, who cofounded water.org and WaterEquity.

When: 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 4

Where: Virtual. RSVP for free now.

Find more detail about this event below.

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Social Justice

Turning on the Faucet

Crosscut Festival 2022
Fri May 6, 2022 | 1:00pm

Most of us don't think about turning on the faucet, But more than one-third of the world doesn't have access to safe or clean water. Matt Damon and Gary White think this is a problem with a solution and they set out to prove it.They worked with partners across the globe to deliver clean and/or sanitized water to more than 40 million people. Is it working? Can we help? WATCH NOW

Featuring: Matt Damon & Gary White, Leah Stokes

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