October 21st, 2020

U of L Women’s Caucus hosting climate workshop

By Kalinowski, Tim on November 20, 2019.

Lethbridge Herald

The University of Lethbridge Women’s Caucus will be hosting a climate change, climate justice and eco-grief worskshop on Thursday evening.

The workshop brings academic minds and local activists together to discuss the topics of climate change through a scope of social justice and mental health.

Speakers include Kathryn Harrison, Gwendolyn Blue, Diandra Bruised Head, William Singer, Kathleen Sheppard and Heather Rowland.

The event highlights the importance of local, grassroots activism and the need to acknowledge the impacts of climate change on marginalized communities, including Indigenous perspectives on climate change and justice.

The event is presented in collaboration with Environment Lethbridge, the Kainai Ecosystem Protection Association (KEPA), U of L Counselling and Career Services, Lethbridge Public Interest Research Group and the First Nations, Metis and Inuit Students Association (FNMISA), and is free of charge and open to the public.

The workshop begins at 6 p.m. in the U of L Student Union Ballroom.

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