📢 CALLING ALL GWICH’IN YOUTH:
Are you 18-30 years old and concerned about climate change? Do you think you have a role to play to help raise awareness and take action in your community?
Apply now to join the FutureXChange program. We’re connecting youth from Canada’s North and South to take action on climate change, and we’re looking for passionate young people who want to Learn, Travel, Connect and Act.
What it’s all about:
1. Learning about climate change through both traditional knowledge and climate policy lenses.2. Connecting with other youth to build a community of like-minded people and hone the skills needed to take action on climate change.3. Taking action by participating in digital outreach and hands-on workshops.
If selected, you will:
→ Join other Northerners and youth from Gwich’in communities for a two day traditional knowledge gathering in Old Crow, YK during the last week of September where you can learn about and discuss climate change.
→ Participate in a five day event from November 4 to 8, 2019, in Inuvik, NWT and connect with Southern friends to gain the key skills needed to run community workshops. And,
→ Host one workshop in your community (don’t worry, date to be decided by you!) between November and February. These events will help increase climate awareness and mobilize your community to take action.
→ More details coming soon!
Interested in participating? Complete your application here: https://bit.ly/2lCmhbS by September 18th and send any questions about the program to Dakota@youthclimatelab.org .
From Southern Canada and want to participate? We’ll be recruiting for Southern participants soon 😀
FutureXChange is brought to you by Youth Climate Lab, in partnership with the Gwich’in Tribal Council, Gwich’in Regional Youth Council, Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation, and Gwich’in Council International.
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