Youth AFIRE

WhenSaturday, May 14, 2016 at 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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WhereEdwards House
1 Badger Road
Framingham, MA 01702

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Emailbrowning-graya@macucc.org
ContactAlyssa Browning-Gray
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Media Release Form and Optional Health Permission Slip

Youth AFIRE Flyer

Saturday, May 14th, 2016  ·  9am - 5pm  ·  Edwards House, 1 Badger Road, Framingham, MA

 

Join high school aged youth of faith from around New England in an opportunity to educate, energize, and organize around church-based responses to climate change and environmental injustice.  Learn from young leaders and one another through worship, workshops, sharing meals together, and more.

 

    Featured Speakers


   Proposed Workshops

  • Introduction to Climate Change in New England and Getting Started
  • Food Systems and Environmental Racism/Justice
  • Climate Change Communication
  • Youth-led Community Organizing
  • Political Advocacy and Energy Policy
  • Supporting Youths in Taking Action (for chaperones)

    Tentative Schedule

09:00 -- Check-in, breakfast, introductions
10:00 -- Welcome and opening worship feat. Mariama
10:30 -- Break/transition
10:40 -- First workshop session
12:00 -- Lunch
01:00 -- Margaret's keynote
01:20 -- Break/transition
01:30 -- Second workshop session
02:50 -- Break/transition
03:00 -- Ashley's keynote
03:20 -- Break/transition
03:30 -- Regional discussion groups
04:25 -- Transition
04:30 -- Thank you and closing worship 
 


Registration closes at 11am on May 9th.
To get t-shirts let Alyssa (browning-graya@macucc.org) know how many of which sizes by 6pm on May 4th.  After that, you can register for the event, but we can't guarantee t-shirts for your party. 


 

 
Contact MACUCC Climate Justice Interns, Alyssa (browning-graya@macucc.org) and Emma (ebrewerw@gmail.com),
with any comments, questions, or concerns.  Attendance will be capped at 100. Media release form required.