Parenting in the Age of Climate Change

Thu, Feb 27 2020
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Leonard, Auditorium

environment lectures and discussions


How do we talk to our children about climate change? How do we incorporate climate activism into the busy routine of parenting? How can we process our emotions in order to effectively respond to this threat? This event will bring together leaders in the climate movement who are tackling these sorts of questions for an important and engaging discussion. They will also provide concrete ideas and resources that parents can use to help build a greener future.

Speakers:

  • Liat Olenick, Arbor School science teacher, advocate for public schools and climate justice, and co-president of Indivisible Nation BK
  • Nikki Crook, co-lead organizer of 350Brooklyn Families, mom to two toddlers
  • Leslie Velasquez and Yazmin Morales, organizers with El Puente, speaking on local campaigns
  • Moderator: Marlena Fontes of Sunrise Kids

**Online registration is required

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Add to My Calendar 02/27/2020 06:30 pm 02/27/2020 08:00 pm America/New_York Parenting in the Age of Climate Change

How do we talk to our children about climate change? How do we incorporate climate activism into the busy routine of parenting? How can we process our emotions in order to effectively respond to this threat? This event will bring together leaders in the climate movement who are tackling these sorts of questions for an important and engaging discussion. They will also provide concrete ideas and resources that parents can use to help build a greener future.

Speakers:

  • Liat Olenick, Arbor School science teacher, advocate for public schools and climate justice, and co-president of Indivisible Nation BK
  • Nikki Crook, co-lead organizer of 350Brooklyn Families, mom to two toddlers
  • Leslie Velasquez and Yazmin Morales, organizers with El Puente, speaking on local campaigns
  • Moderator: Marlena Fontes of Sunrise Kids

**Online registration is required

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