Online Youth Series on Local Climate Action: Recordings
(22 May 2020) In April and May 2020, the Cities and Climate Action Forum has hosted a series of weekly online workshops for youth aged 12-18 from all across the country. Each workshop has focussed on a different aspect of local and collaborative climate policy action. Find information about upcoming workshops on our Events page and recordings of previous workshops below.
April 9, 2020 – Youth Climate Organizing Through Local Councils
Kelsey Santarossa, founder of Youth Council Coalition of Canada, and Miranda Baksh, founder of Peel Regional Community Climate Council, discuss the importance of youth councils and how they can be used as an avenue for real climate action. Find the recording here.
April 30, 2020 – Participating in City Council Delegations
Aadil Nathani and Ali Tejani, members of the Windsor Law Cities and Climate Action Forum and Windsor Law graduates, and Maleeha Shahid, municipal councillor in Whitby, Ontario, co-hosted a ‘hands-on’ workshop on creating an effective municipal council delegation. Find the recording here.
May 7, 2020 – Working with Media for Climate Action
Jonathan Pinto, of CBC Radio’s Afternoon Drive, and the University of Windsor’s Sarah Sacheli, veteran newspaper journalist and now UWindsor’s research communications director, had a conversation about strategies for working with the media to get your climate message out. Find the recording here.
May 14, 2020 – Architecture in Cities’ Climate Action Plans
Nicole Baillargeon, Siniša Simić, and Crystal Waddell, the architect team at Mean Studio (a new firm based in Toronto and Windsor), and Amanda Gatto, an architect working in Detroit and recent graduate of the UWindsor Visual Arts and the Built Environment (VABE) programme, discussed the important role that decisions about architecture can play in reducing greenhouse gas emissions in cities. Find the recording here.
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