Transition Declares a Climate Emergency

Date: 
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:15pm
Registration: 

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Climate Emergency Toolkit

In more than 90 communities throughout the US, people and are coming together to build powerful coalitions that can push local governments to respond to the Climate Emergency. Join Laura Berry and Rebecca Harris from The Climate Mobilization, along with our friends at Post Carbon Institute, to learn more about this growing movement and how you can start a Climate Emergency push in your neighborhood, city, or county.

Presenters:

Laura BerryLaura Berry brings over a decade of experience in climate advocacy, organizing, and policy to her role as Research and Publications Director of The Climate Mobilization. Her previous work with groups including the Stockholm Environment Institute and 350.org has spanned international environmental politics, local climate change planning, and democratic public engagement, and she has published research on the intersections of activism and public engagement in facilitating environmental policy change. Laura now works to research and facilitate the development of emergency-speed climate policy and governance frameworks in support of TCM's vision of WWII-scale Climate Mobilization.

Rebecca HarrisClimate Mobilization Organizing Director Rebecca Harris is a dynamic organizer who has been working for social justice since the age of 15, when she became involved in the peace movement in her hometown of Salem, Oregon. Rebecca joined The Climate Mobilization in February 2018, bringing a background in facilitation, fundraising, and strategic communications. Most recently, Rebecca worked as Development and Communications Manager at Latino Union of Chicago, an immigrant's and worker's rights organization.

 

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Organizer: 
Organizer: 
Don Hall

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