The Evergreen State College
2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia
One day of action, empowerment, and progressive ideas. The Evergreen Climate Symposium is a forward thinking climate convention that will be held at The Evergreen State College
This event will not just be a talking circle, but a springboard for community action and a boon to the Evergreen Academic community, providing students and community members with new ideas and resources.
There will be environmental organizations and speakers relating to advocacy, political will, science, and agriculture. We also hope to have many hands-on activities like letter writing, a recycling 101 and composting 101 session.
We are looking forward to having National, State and Local speakers. We are planning for several panel discussions as well as open discussions, with Q & A sessions with the general public and Evergreen community. We will also be having a rave/dance party afterwards.
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• 8am-9:30am: registration & tables (continuing through the day.)
• 9:30-11am: opening and 1st keynote speaker
• 11am: breakouts 1 (workshops, panels, hands-on activities, direct action, etc.)
• 11:50: transition
• 12: breakouts 2
• 12:50: lunch, with an accompanying environmentalism related viewing.
• 1:50: transition to panel.
• 2-4: panel (Health, Psychology, and overcoming climate change without getting depressed.)
• 4:30: closing keynote.
• 6:30 or 7-8:30 or 9: celebratory dance accepting donations to climate charities and organizations.
Here are some of the groups which are already confirmed to speak at the event: Wa Physicians for Social Responsibility, CCL, WashPIRG, and Many Nations, for tribal voices.
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