Date: 
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: 
Agility Innovation Zone, Science Commons Building, University of Lethbridge

What does Climate Justice look like? How relevant is a Green New Deal here in Alberta?

LPIRG presents a workshop led by Climate Justice Edmonton organizers Batul Gulamhusein and Emma Jackson. Together, we will discuss what Climate Justice means for our political and personal lives in Alberta - and what we can do right now to address the growing climate crisis.

This workshop will have light refreshments (feel free to bring your own snacks too!), is family friendly and accessible.

RSVP by clicking here. 

Questions? Concerns? Email us at pirg@uleth.ca.

About Climate Justice Edmonton:

Climate Justice Edmonton is a collective committed to social, environmental and climate justice. We seek to empower individuals and communities to take action on climate change, support Indigenous resistance, and challenge harmful corporate and political practices.

About Batul Gulamhusein:

Batul is a racialized settler from an immigrant family. Her family are settlers from unceded, stolen Maasai and Kikuyu territory in East Africa. Batul is a political organizer in amiskwaciwâskahikan and is passionate about addressing the roots of criminalization, building capacity in marginalized communities and supporting the decolonization work of Indigenous communities whose land she lives on.

About Emma Jackson:

Emma Jackson is a settler on Treaty 6 land, where she recently completed her MA in sociology at the University of Alberta. Her research interests include feminist political economy, transnational migration, and geographies of resource extraction. Emma has a degree in geography from Mount Allison University, and over four years experience as a student organizer with the Canadian fossil fuel divestment movement. She was a research assistant at Parkland Institute for the SSHRC-funded Corporate Mapping Project from September 2016 through December 2018.

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

No.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Bussing to the U of L Bus Loop.

Paid Parking on campus.

What can I bring into the event?

You can bring your own snacks, your family, your friends and any accessiability supports.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

email: pirg@uleth.ca

phone: 403 332 5243

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