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Climate Emergency: Community Call to Action Forum

Agenda and registration information for Climate Emergency Forum

"Climate Emergency: Community Call to Action"

May 2, 2020 - 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Jason Lee Middle School
602 N. Sprague Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98403

You know about climate change but not what to do about it. Attend this forum to learn about specific actions you can take individually and with others in Pierce County to address this crisis locally.


9:00 to 9:45 am Coffee and Registration

Bring your own beverage container

10:00 to 11:20 am Welcome & Keynote Speakers

William Barber III, Climate Reality
Michael Mayer, Earth Justice
XXXX, Physicians for Social Responsibility
Kristin Lynett, Manager, Sustainability Office, City of Tacoma

11:30 am to 12:20 pm Small Group Discussions

A. Climate Science 101, Dr. Steven Neshyba, University of Puget Sound, Speaker/Moderator
B. State of Washington Focus, Alex Brennan, Executive Director, Futurewise; Alex Hudson, Transportation Choices Coalition; and Heather Trim, Zero Waste Washington, Panel
C. Local Focus, Kristin Lynett, City of Tacoma Office of Sustainability; Ali Modarres, UW Tacoma; Melissa Malott, Citizens for Healthy Bay, Panel
D. Individual Action, Lydia Zepeda, League of Women Voters of Tacoma-Pierce County
E. Climate Justice, William Barber III, Climate Reality, Speaker/Moderator>/b>

12:30 pm Lunch & Conversation

Bring your own lunch or order a vegetarian sandwich for $7.00
Bring your own beverage container; water, coffee and tea provided

1:30 to 2:20 pm Small Group Discussions (repeat of options above)

2:30 to 3:20 pm Small Group Discussions (repeat of options above)

3:30 to 3:50 pm Jason Lee Middle School Solar Presentation

3:50 to 4:30 pm Call to Action, Ryan Dicks, Moderator

4:30 pm Adjourn

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