Clarifying and promoting environmental and social justice through the written and spoken word. Learn More

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What does environmental justice mean to you?
Since the onset of the agricultural and industrial revolutions, environmental “justice” is often meted out by powerful people to disastrous effect.
Our Mission
The Wilma Dykeman Legacy is a non-profit organization that develops and sponsors diverse and inclusive talks, workshops, events, books, and other programs, products and services to sustain the core values for which Wilma Dykeman stood: environmental integrity, social justice, and the power of the written and spoken word.
Written & Spoken Word
Thomas Wolfe Short Story Book Club
Monthly discussions of pre-selected stories
Register for in-person AND Zoom-based Thomas Wolfe Short Story discussions, 7:00-8:00 EST, at: wolfe@wilmadykemanlegacy.org
Start
Date:
January 11, 2024
End Date:
March 14, 2024
when:
7:00 - 8:00 PM
where:
Thomas Wolfe Memorial AND via Zoom
Cover of The Complete Short Stories of Thomas Wolfe
Written & Spoken Word
"The Names of the Nation"
Thomas Wolfe Short Story discussion led by Brandon Johnson
Register and receive Zoom link at wolfe@wilmadykemanlegacy.org
Start
Date:
March 14, 2024
End Date:
March 14, 2024
when:
7:00 - 8:00 PM
where:
Thomas Wolfe Memorial and via Zoom
Brandon Johnson
Environmental Integrity
Of Words and Water: The Story of Wilma Dykeman
by Shannon Hitchcock, with illustrations by Sophie Page
A picture-book biography for ages 6-8
Start
Date:
April 16, 2024
End Date:
when:
where:
Pre-order now from your local bookstore
Of Words and Water - book cover
Confronting the Silence
A Holocaust Survivor's Search for God
By Walter Ziffer
*$21.35
*no international shipping
No Work in the Grave
Life in the Toe River Valley
By Jo Ann Thomas Croom
$32.05
*no international shipping
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Written & Spoken Word