Fridays for Future

Fridays For Future series

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Join us every Friday at noon for a FREE talk that will occur at a different coalition member location!

Experience high quality and engaging sessions from a range of experts and advocacy groups on the causes, consequences and actions for a carbon neutral future.

All events will be held from noon to 1 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

September 27– "The Scientific Case for Urgent Action on Climate Change" by David Karowe, WMU Office for Sustainability

October 4– "Institutions and Politics of the Climate Crisis" by Paul Clements - Kalamazoo Nature Center

October 11– "Climate Refugees, Migrants and Displaced People" by Deirdre Courtney, Casey Schotter and Allen Webb, WMU Office for Sustainability

October 18– "Empowering Youth to Act" - Kalamazoo Central High School

October 25– "Meet the KCCC" - Arcus Center

November 1– "Climate Action Planning in Higher Education" by Jeff Spoelstra and Sara Stockwood, WMU Office for Sustainability

November 8– "Day of Student Action-TBA" by Kalamazoo Central High School students - Kalamazoo Central High School

November 15"Low Carbon Cooking" Chefs: Hristina Petrovska and Lauren Johnson - Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership
 food as a solution chart

November 22– "Gathering and Gifts: How to Holiday Differently" by Jenny Doezema - Kalamazoo Nature Center

December 6– "Michigan Climate Policy" by Denise Keele and environmental policy and politics students - Western Michigan University

December 13– "Eating for Climate Resilience" by Jenny Doezema and Hristina Petrovska
KVCC - Marilyn J. Schlack Culinary and Allied Health Building (418 E Walnut St.)

 *Please feel free to bring a lunch.

Fridays for Future committee

Denise M Keele, WMU; Jenny Doezema, KNC; Hristina Petrovska, KVCC; Paul Clements, WMU; Jeff A Spoelstra, WMU OfS; Nichole Real, K College; Todd Bannon, PeaceJam; Sara Stockwood, K College; Moises R. Hernandez, K College; Fahimeh Baziari, KNC; David N Karowe, WMU; Barbara Taraskiewicz, KVCC; Allen Webb, WMU; Aida binti Amirul Bahri, WMU (

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