Climate Justice Symposium for Transforming Education

Climate Justice is both a movement and a way of approaching the climate crisis that foregrounds connections between global warming and social injustice. Climate Justice must be imagined and produced from the standpoint of the impactful work of ongoing Environmental Justice scholarship and activism, which demands that Climate Justice be achieved through Anti-Racism.  Climate justice holds that though U.S. communities of color in the Global North and communities throughout the Global South have contributed less to climate change than communities with more privilege, they are the most likely to experience the worst effects of climate change. Because climate change is an extension of other forms of oppression, these communities’ traditions of resistance must lead the way for identifying climate solutions.

During the symposium, we will be exploring:

  • How to integrate climate justice into higher education curriculum (including into medical school curriculum) and how to scale up these efforts;
  • Community engagement through climate justice curricula;
  • Just and transformative pedagogies; and
  • The role of health in the climate crisis dialogue.

This event is free and open to anyone interested in attending. Sessions will be offered in a mix of pre-recorded and live formats.  All live components of the conference will also be recorded and available after the event, so if the timing doesn't work for you, we still encourage you to register so that you can receive instructions on how to access the free post-event recordings.  


The virtual event will be hosted April 28th through May 1st. Live sessions will occur between 10am-12pm and 2-4pm each day in addition to pre-recorded sessions available at your convenience.


Registration Link for Attendance:

Wednesday, April 28 at 10:00am to 12:00pm

2:00pm to 4:00pm

More dates through May 1, 2021

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Advocacy & Fundraising


Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff, Local Community, Alumni, Patients


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