Climate Woke! Earth Day Celebration is a full-day program of art, dialogue and strategy-building engaging the Bronco community to learn about climate change and its impact on marginalized communities.
The virtual event is a collaboration with the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies, the Cesar E. Chavez Center for Higher Education (CECCHE), Native American Student Center (NASC), Asian and Pacific Islander Student Center (APISC), Mexican-American Student Association (MASA) and urban agriculture student leaders.
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Opening Ceremony: 9-9:30 a.m. (PST)
Artists of color, womxn, immigrant, disabled and trans artists and culture workers hunger for frameworks that connect climate to their core issues of concern, including migration, racial and gender justice.
Un-Dam the Klamath Panel: 10:30-11:50 a.m. (PST)
Meet Brook Thompson, a Yurok and Karuk Native and a front-line activist who fights for water and Native American rights; scientist Craig Tucker, a Natural Resources Policy Advocate for the Karuk Tribe; and Shannon Albers, a 2017 alumnus of Hoopa Valley High School who was class president for each of his four years and co-chaired the Hoopa Valley Youth Council at the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation.
Compost at CPP Panel: 12-1 p.m. (PST)
Learn about composting from Plant Science Professor and Department Chair Valerie Mellano and Brian Lake, Manager of CPP Facilities Landscape Services.
Art & Activism with the Pacific Island Ethnic Arts Museum (PIEAM): 1:30-3:30 p.m. (PST)
Meet Jason Pereira, a mural and graphic artist of Samoan and Portuguese descent and the resident artist at the Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum (PIEAM) in Long Beach.
Closing Ceremony: 4-6 p.m. (PST)
A recap of the day's events and guest speakers, and a discussion of the steps towards climate justice.