Green Festival Speakers

Roni Krouzman


Roni Krouzman is an author, speaker, consultant and organizer with close to 15 years experience building nonprofits and working for peace, economic justice and the environment. In 2002, he founded Next Generation, a NorthBay organization that empowers young people to connect with nature and take action for the earth. Roni is a gifted speaker who has spoken at more than one hundred events, conferences, demonstrations and workshops. His talks are deeply personal and profoundly universal. His audiences have ranged from elementary school assemblies and high school classrooms to dozens of rallies and a college commencement. Roni has been a featured speaker on stage with Howard Zinn, Noam Chomsky, Cindy Sheehan, Ralph Nader, Medea Benjamin, and other wellknown activists. His actions have been covered by numerous local and regional media, as well as national media including CNN, NPR and USA Today. Roni's writings have been published by hundreds of websites, newspapers, and magazines, as well as five anthologies, including Voices of Protest and The Radical Reader, which feature essays by Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, Henry David Thoreau, and many others.