Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.


President, Waterkeeper Alliance Works

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s reputation as a resolute defender of the environment stems from a litany of successful legal actions. Mr. Kennedy was named one of TIME's "Heroes for the Planet" for his success helping Riverkeeper lead the fight to restore the Hudson River. The group's achievement helped spawn over 190 Waterkeeper organizations across the globe. Mr. Kennedy serves as Senior Attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council, Chief Prosecuting Attorney for the Hudson Riverkeeper and President of Waterkeeper Alliance. He is also a Clinical Professor and Supervising Attorney at Pace University School of Law¹s Environmental Litigation Clinic and co-host of Ring of Fire on Air America Radio.



Wednesday, October 10

Water: The Ripple Effect

Our most precious resource is becoming more valuable by the day. Water affects and is affected by everything: it is the difference between life and... read more
Speakers: Jon Rose, Marcelo Garcia, Shalini Kantayya, Wendy Pabich, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. , Peter Gleick
Owen Theatre @ Goodman Theatre 170 N. Dearborn Street


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