“Who says you can’t fight city hall (or the provincial or federal government) and win? Hear stories about how groups of engaged citizens in Ontario have fought and won environmental victories and changed governments.”
Wednesday, September 15th thru to Wednesday, September 22nd (See details for times and how to sign up below)
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Liz Benneian, (A Better Niagara, Biodiversity and Climate Action Niagara and Ontariogreen) will be speaking about “Advocacy In Action” in the first of a four-part lecture series sponsored by Extinction Rebellion, Wednesday, September 15th, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Who says you can’t fight city hall (or the provincial or federal government) and win? Hear stories about how groups of engaged citizens in Ontario have fought and won environmental victories and changed governments. Learn how to advocate effectively from someone who has been leading successful citizen advocacy groups for 18 years.
The lecture series, offered through Zoom, is free. Sign up here: https://forms.gle/WRRKWx96h3BJgR8F7
Below is more information from Extinction Rebellion about the speaker series.
As part of (the Extincion Rebellion Niagara) climate strike on September 24th, we are excited to announce the Climate Action Webinar Series.
There will be 4 webinars in total leading up to the strike! We have invited knowledgeable members of our community on how climate change impacts our and other communities and what we can do about it. Let’s get more educated on the issues we are facing, so we are more prepared to take action.
The schedule for the webinar:
Sept. 15th 7:00 ~ 8:30PM Liz Benneian “Advocacy in Action”
Sept. 17th 7:00 ~ 8:00PM Extinction Rebellion Niagara “Voting for a Better Future”
Sept. 21st 7:00 ~ 8:30PM Karrie Porter “Climate Change + the City”
Sept. 22nd 7:30 ~ 8:00PM Jessica Blythe “Social Impacts of Climate Change: from Local to Global”
These webinars will be on zoom, and there are no admission fees!
We hope to see you there
To read information recently posted in Niagara At Large on a Climate Strike planned in Niagara later this September, click on – https://niagaraatlarge.com/2021/09/13/niagara-residents-invited-to-join-in-a-global-strike-for-climate-action/ .
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