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E A R T H N O W ! A Teach-In on Climate Action and Empowerment
April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Earth Now! A Teach-In on Climate Action & Empowerment
The event includes short, engaging talks by a range of speakers, including faculty, students, and community activists, followed by guided group discussions.
What can we do to take action on issues related to climate change and environmental justice? This teach-in will kickoff Earth Week events, providing information, ideas, and tools for engagement. The event will include speakers, who will deliver 10-15 minute speeches, followed by guided group discussions. A number of student and community organizations will also be present to provide information about local opportunities for engagement and activism.
S P E A K E R S :
Dr. Lily House-Peters, Professor, Department of Geography and Environmental Science & Policy
Fossil Fuel Divestment for Climate Action
Nathan York, Jr., Student
The Green New Deal
Auanita Fabiola Zamora, Purepecha Indigenous woman leader, & Magali Sanchez-Hall, Environmental Social Justice Activist
“El Trueque” & Environmental Justice in Wilmington
Katie Cox, PhD candidate & social science researcher at the University of California, Irvine
How to Know What We Don’t Know: Asking the Right Questions in the Struggle for Environmental Justice
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