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Equity, Education, and the Environment: A Discussion on the Need for Comprehensive Climate Education

September 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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.

DETAILS
WHEN:
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
TIME: 5:30 – 7:00pm
VIRTUAL EVENT: Via Zoom* (click here for details)
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

FEATURED GUEST 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.

Details

Date:
September 22
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Website:
https://www.portlandlibrary.com/events/equity-education-and-the-environment/