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Climate Convergence 2023

05oct9:00 pm4:00 pmClimate Convergence 2023

Event Details

OCTOBER 5TH, 9 A.M. – 4 P.M. PDT (UTC-8)

Together for tomorrow

Change for a better tomorrow is attainable. We’re coming together to address the climate crisis, safeguard frontline communities, and bring about fundamental transformation.

WE CAN.

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Solve the climate crisis

Climate solutions, capable of reversing global warming while promoting justice and equity, are accessible.

By collaborating with allies, partners, and friends within the climate justice movement, we can collectively implement the necessary responses to tackle the climate crisis head-on.

WE MUST.

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Stand with frontline communities

Climate solutions cannot be achieved in isolation from climate justice. As we confront the harsh realities of the climate crisis, we must commit to building meaningful connections for resilience and collective power.

And we must heed the voices, leadership, and expertise of frontline communities hit first and worst by climate change.

WE WILL.

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Generate systemic change

Understanding the intersections of race, class, and gender within the climate justice movement is critical because they directly impact the effectiveness of climate solutions.

With this awareness, we will be able to implement tangible changes at the grassroots level that not only safeguard the planet but also secure a more just and equitable future for generations to come.

Meet our speakers

Thought Leaders in the Climate Justice Movement

Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer

Author Braiding Sweetgrass

Melissa K. Nelson

Indigenous Scholar, Professor, and Activist

The Cultural Conservancy, the Native American Academy

Inés Ixierda

Artist, Cultural Worker, and Media-Maker with Sogorea Te Land Trust

Sogorea Te’ Land Trust

inabel Uytiepo

Transdisciplinary Healing Arts Practitioner

Peoples Collective for Justice and Liberation

Deseree Fontenot

Co-Director of Movement Generation: Justice & Ecology Project

Movement Generation: Justice & Ecology Project

Sue Kuyper

Politicized Somatic Healer, Organizational Consultant

Healing Embodied White-Supremacy (HEWS)

Robert Buxbaum

Co-Founder, Global Social Witnessing (GSW) Competence Centre & World Witnessing

Manda Johnson

Trauma-Informed Embodiment Coach and Group Facilitator

Bill McKibben

Author, Educator, Environmentalist, and Co-Founder of 350.org

Third Act

Will Grant

Co-Architect of the Game Changer Action Training

Pachamama Alliance

Charlene Eigen-Vasquez

Lawyer and Director of the Land Back Program at Deep Medicine Circle

Deep Medicine Circle

Christiana Figueres

International Climate Change Leader, Co-Founder of Global Optimism

Global Optimism

Belén Páez

President and Executive Director of Fundación Pachamama; and General Secretary of the Amazon Sacred Headwaters Initiative

Fundación Pachamama

What you’ll experience at the event

Delve into the full scope of the climate justice movement through workshops, performances, and discussions that focus on intersectional alliance-building, frontline activism, art, healing, and our collective interconnection.

Witness climate solutions in action

Observe real-world examples of climate solutions and practical initiatives actively making a difference in communities worldwide.

Enhance intersectional alliance-building skills

Develop the skills needed to build powerful, inclusive alliances that empower you and your community to collaborate effectively across various climate justice initiatives.

Engage with grassroots movements and changemakers

Connect with like-minded individuals and organizations actively working towards climate justice and learn how you can get involved.

See how art and justice drive climate action

Experience the role that art, music, healing, and justice play in bringing forth bold action and climate solutions.

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Time

(Thursday) 9:00 pm - 4:00 pm(GMT-07:00) View in my time

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