eePRO Feed: Advocacy, Policy, and Civic Engagement

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Learning

In this advanced course, world leading experts from Wageningen University & Research share key principles and practices for Transformative Citizen Science for Sustainability. Join us and bring your own citizen science project to fruition.

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Opportunity

This September, Earth Force is hosting Field Conversations in #EnvironmentalActionCivics: a series of live conversations on Instagram with experts in civics, student-led learning, and environmental education. We’d love to have you join in! (And continue the conversation in Tucson at #NAAEE2022!)

Date and Time:

Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 1:00pm

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Opportunity

The WorldWide Teach-In on Climate and Justice is back with a call for your leadership: help organize a Climate Teach-In on or around March 29, 2023! Join us for one of our launch webinars on Wednesday, September 21st, at 10 AM or 9 PM Eastern (New York).

Date and Time:

Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 10:00am

Opportunity

In this first event of the new school year, WWF activism specialist, Ryan Zlatanova, and young activist, Reid Chapman, will teach students about ways they can take action and demand change for their future. Event will stream live on September 28th at 1 PM Eastern Time.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 1:00pm

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Resource

In episode 170, Lisa Craig of The Craig Group joins the podcast to discuss how her company supports local governments, community groups, cultural organizations, and state, national and tribal partners in adapting to climate change.

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Website, Media, Audio recording
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Opportunity

World population will reach 8 billion in November 2022. Through the World of 8 Billion student video contest, middle and high schoolers are given a platform to think critically about global challenges related to population and share what they think we should do to fix it.

Date and Time:

Thursday, September 1, 2022, 1:00am to Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 11:59pm

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Blog

Join us for our return to an in-person gathering in beautiful Tucson or participate online with our virtual program. NAAEE’s 2022 conference will focus on the powerful role education can play in creating healthier communities and tackling today’s complex environmental and social issues. Register today!

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EEO course flyer
Learning

The course explores pathways from educational activities to environmental behavior and action. We focus on many fascinating pathways including sense of place, nature connectedness, personal- and collective-efficacy, and identity. And we teach you to develop your own theory of change for influencing others to take environmental actions.

Date and Time:

Monday, September 12, 2022, 9:00am to Sunday, October 9, 2022, 9:00am

Registration Deadline:

Monday, September 12, 2022, 9:00am

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People of Faith at Youth Climate Strike
Resource

This 10-min presentation with accompanying small group questions is designed to be used in faith settings with 5th–12th-grade students to explore how their faith provides them with tools and a call to climate action. Created for a Christian youth group in the San Gabriel Valley of California, these Google Slides can be copied and edited for different locations and faith communities.

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Lesson Plan
Opportunity

Please join The BTS Center as they delve into the important questions, challenges, and opportunities of an intersectional ecological lens through a book study on "The Intersectional Environmentalist." Over the course of five sessions starting October 18, this book study will offer opportunities for sharing insights, questions, and stories that emerge from each chapter of the book, Interfaith conversation on how to dismantle systems of oppression to protect people & planet, and more!

Date and Time:

Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 5:00pm to Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 6:15pm

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Learning

Join the Community Works Institute for a day of new learning and inspiration, as we dig deep into the pedagogy and methods for using the community as a classroom.

Date and Time:

Friday, October 21, 2022, 11:00am

Learning

Join Community Works Institute for our Learning Lab on September 23 as we workshop effective strategies for advancing service learning and sustainability.

Date and Time:

Friday, November 4, 2022, 12:30pm