Schedule


9:30-9:45Introduction and Welcome from
the Student Leaders and Black Students
Demanding Change
10:00-10:45Session 1
Attend one of the following workshops:
Environmental Justice After the Election
The Flint Water Crisis
Inequality in Green Spaces
Women Fighting for Environmental Justice
Bees, Pesticides, and Food Security in Urban Spaces
NYC’s Climate Refugees
Engaging Communities in Advocacy
Environmental Justice Case Studies from NYC
10:45-11:00Break
11:00-11:45Session 2
Attend one of the following workshops:
Accessing Nature in NYC
Chocolate Production and Child Labor
Sustainable Access to Food Sources
Inside and Outside Mobilization Tactics
Urban Agriculture as Social Change in NYC
COVID 19 and Environmental Racism in Cancer Alley
Environmental Injustice and Latinx communities
11:45-12:00Break
12:00-12:30Keynote Speaker Tensie Whelan:
Director of the Center for Sustainable Business at NYC 
and Founder of the Rainforest Alliance
12:30-1:00Lunch
1:00-2:00Thematic Conversations and Creating an
Environmental Justice Plan
Themes include:
NYC Environmental Justice Problems and Solutions
COVID 19
Conservation versus Colonialism
Environmental Justice After the Election
Mobilizing School Communities
Food Justice
Supply Chains
Climate Refugees
Open Conversations
2:00-2:15Closing Remarks

Workshops will be organized by students from PolyPrep Country Day School, Grace Church School, The Brearley School, The Spence School, The Masters School, Greenwich High School, and Greenwich Country Day School. Other workshop organizers include representatives from 350NYC, WE ACT, and NY Sunworks.

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