Poverty reduction requires a community-wide approach that brings organizations and people from all walks of life together to learn the facts, do the work and create solutions.

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CLIMATE CHANGE EVENT for JUNE

CLIMATE CHANGE TALKS

Thursday, June 20th
Gibsons Public Market
Doors: 5:30PM

 

What’s this About?

Join us for a TED-style event at the Gibsons Public Market focused on some of the linkages between poverty and climate/sustainability and the environment. We are doing a 10 x 6-8 minute talks featuring a range of topics and environmental changemakers on the coast!

 

Eco-socialism and PovertyChris Hergesheimer
Salish Sea Regenerative FarmPeter Doig // Aaron Joe
Indigienous Protected Areas and UNDRIPJim Dorey
Earthen Building / Mudgirls Natural Building CollectiveAmanda-Rae Hergesheimer
What is a climate emergency/ crisis,
and what does it mean for us on the Sunshine Coast?
Justine Gabias
Emergency evacuation planning for vulnerable communitiesJill Stones, Arrowhead Clubhouse
Climate Change and Mental HealthSarah Tesla
DIY air filters for environmental hazards?SFU
VCH climate mitigation impactsVCH
SCRD Climate Action PlanSCRD

 

This event is FREE.

Food and drinks available.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

 

 

What are our overall project goals?
  • Hear from organizational leaders, community experts and people with lived experience about the pressing issues that matter to them.
  • Work alongside a diverse group of people to imagine and create solutions.
  • Be part of dedicated and targeted advocacy campaigns & shared opportunities to take action!
  • We need to highlight the sometimes hidden relationships between societal challenges and poverty.
  • We need to envision new pathways forward to an inclusive, thriving community for all.
  • We need to demand change from our decision-makers and take direct action.
  • Get access to a monthly summary focused on conversations and solutions.

 

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Poverty reduction requires a community-wide approach that brings organizations and people from all walks of life together to learn the facts, do the work and create solutions.