About the event

Rogue Climate is offering a free 2024 Youth Climate Activism Workshop Series for youth in Coos County!

This workshop series is for all youth who live on the South Coast and want to make a change in your community around environmental and social justice issues.

Participants will build skills and connections in this multi-day climate activism series. Learn about social justice issues, climate change, art activism, and build skills to make meaningful changes in your community.  You will have the opportunity to screen print your own t-shirt and make lasting memories!

This multi-day workshop series is on the following dates in Coos Bay (Location details will be provided after registration):

Youth Climate Activism Workshop: Session One
Date + Time: June 15th, 9am – 5pm
What is climate justice? How does climate change impact communities on the South Coast, and what can we do about it? This workshop will cover Climate Justice 101, Community Organizing 101, and Art and Activism. Participants will screen print a tee shirt to take home!
Facilitators: Abby Knipp and Blanca Gutierrez from Rogue Climate
Location: Coos Bay, RSVP for details!

Youth Climate Activism Workshop: Session Two
(Note: this is a two day session)
Date + Time: June 21st and June 22nd, 9am – 5pm
Learn how to turn the skills and concepts learned in the first workshop into effective campaigns to make a difference in your community. This workshop will dive into topics on Power, Privilege and Oppression and Campaign Planning.
Facilitators: Abby Knipp and Blanca Gutierrez from Rogue Climate
Location: Coos Bay, RSVP for details!

We strongly encourage you to attend all workshops! Participants who complete all workshops will receive a certificate of completion and a gift card to So It Goes Coffee house.

A $25 travel stipend will be provided to each participant per session (up to two sessions in total). Lunch and snacks will be provided for all three workshop days.

Application Information:

If you are interested in applying, please submit your application by June 10th.

People of Color, trans and gender nonconforming people, people from poor and working-class backgrounds, disabled people, and women are encouraged to apply.

If you have questions about the internship program or need support with the application, please contact Abby Knipp at abbyk@rogueclimate.org

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