A worldchanging eco-literacy program for
Utah's high schools and universities
a Broader Impacts Partner of:
National Science Foundation
"Our mission is to communicate urgent climate science and core principles of ecology to Utah's young people, and connect them with local organizations who are working to create ecological and social sustainability in their own backyard.
A wave of eco-literate young people reshaping the cultural and physical landscape of Utah, and the planet, for the better.
Gabe is the co-founder of the award-winning Bicycle Music Festival in San Francisco; profiled by press outlets as diverse as Treehugger and Scientific American; heralded as "iconic" by NPR, lauded as "the best bike fest" by Outside Magazine, and awarded San Francisco's "Certificate of Honor" for "redefining what a green music festival can be."
He is the creator of a hybrid music style called "whup music," which is featured on the new album by his band SHAKE YOUR PEACE! The band has completed 7 bicycle-based music tours, and 3 walking-based music tours with, sharing a message of sustainability.
Considered one of “bicycle culture’s great thinkers,” he is the subject of a Velo Visionaries episode that has been featured at over a dozen film festivals.
He's uniquely attuned to the world of Utah's high school assemblies, having produced and performed in them while serving as Orem High School's Senior Class President (class of 2000).
He is the husband of musician Sonya Cotton, with whom he works in the musical duo Tiny Home. They have two young children and live in Salt Lake City, UT.
Ecotopia Now! is an educational musical theater curriculum + informational fair, touring Utah high schools and colleges in 2020. The first tour rolls out April 20-24 celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, followed by a second tour September 14-19, 2020. The program is estimated to reach approximately 30,000 high school and college students along Utah's Wasatch Front.
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Ecotopia Now! is an artistic production of
SHAKE YOUR PEACE! and The Whupestra,
a Salt Lake City-based musical theater company.
Ecotopia Now! is a fiscally sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a 501(c)3 charity. Please consider supporting our work with a tax-deductible donation:
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