Sustainability Series: Equity, Education, and the Environment – The Need for Comprehensive Climate Education
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: Sustainability Series: Equity, Education, and the Environment – The Need for Comprehensive Climate Education
Join PPL and the Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative on Wednesday, September 22nd at 5:30pm for the first of our fall Sustainability Series programs, Equity, Education, and the Environment: The Need for Comprehensive Climate Education. As we come together to combat climate change, we must also come together to educate our youth about these environmental issues. Join Kosi Ifeji in a conversation on the importance of climate education, and how we can come together to foster more climate conscious youth.
About the Speaker
Kosi Ifeji is a high school senior, intersectional climate justice activist from Bangor, Maine. Their passion for the environment led her to pursue citizen science efforts through her school’s Stormwater Management and Research Team (SMART), which focuses on monitoring the health of the Penobscot watershed. Kosi’s interest in climate education led her to their work the Nature Based Education Consortium’s Climate Education Working Group, but they also share their time as a Penobscot County Hub Coordinator for JustME for JustUS and NBEC’s Steering Committee and collaborates with the Maine Climate Table Intergen cohort. In her free time, Kosi loves to cook and bake for herself and for others.
Full Zoom Info:
You will find yourself in a waiting room when you first enter the Zoom gathering, or you may receive a message that the meeting has not yet started. The host will admit you to the program at 5:30.
All microphones will be automatically muted by the host. If you would like to participate in the Q&A, you can send your question to the host via Zoom’s chat feature.
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Topic: Sustainability Series
Time: September 22, 2021 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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About the Series » Portland’s Sustainability Series: Leading conversations on Maine’s changing climate
Portland’s Sustainability Series is co-hosted by the Portland Public Library and the Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative. Sustainability is the endurance of systems and processes through time. The Portland Sustainability Series presents a diversity of speakers to share different aspects of the work moving Maine to greater endurance and sustainability. Please join us as we engage in these important issues and conversations!