Investing in the Future: Rooting Environmental Education in Justice and Equity
5:45-7 p.m. • Mardy’s Front Porch
Speaker(s): Deb Yandala, CEO, Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Estee Rivera Murdock: Executive Director, Rocky Mountain Conservancy
Facilitator: Chris Agnew, Executive Director of Teton Science Schools
Session Description: We will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in 2020, and as we look back at the impact of the environmental movement, we need to work for its future, too. How do we incorporate justice, equity, diversity and inclusion into our work? What’s the relationship between environmental protection and public health? What kinds of leadership development will most empower young people to carry the environmental movement forward?