11th Annual YouthCAN Summit on Climate and Sustainability, May 13

Youth and adults from across New England are invited to attend the 11th Annual Youth Summit on Global Climate Change at MIT’s EG&G Education Center (Building 34) on May 13, from 9AM to 3PM.  It’s free and sponsored by Boston Latin School’s Youth Climate Action Network (YouthCAN) and the Radius initiative of MIT’s Technology and Culture Forum.  The theme this year is Youth Activism and Social Justice.  The summit includes a keynote, workshops, exhibits, free breakfast and lunch, and prizes. Space is limited. For more information, contact Cate Arnold at catebarnold@aol.com.  Register online, specifying your choice of these workshops:

  • Climate Impacts on Boston Harbor Islands & Less Resourced Coastal Regions
  • How Youth Activists Can Get Involved in Food Justice
  • Excited About EcoEntrepreneurship!
  • The Shark: A Species We Could Not Live Without
  • Getting to a Smarter Grid
  • 100% Renewable Energy: Why We Need It & How We Get It
  • Climate, Racism + Capitalism (full)
  • The State Legislature: Protecting Water & Natural Resources
  • Futuristic Energy and Climate Change
  • Forestry and Climate Change: Maple Syrup, Storm Surge, and Forest Carbon