Creating a Climate for Change
With Clayton Thomas-Müller, Tzeporah Berman, Cara Pike and Hollyhock Leadership Institute
June 9 - 14, 2019
This program is now full. Further applications will be added to our waitlist.
Creating a Climate for Change: Networking & Training is a powerful retreat, strategy session, and skills training designed for people, from across North America, advocating for a safe and just climate future. skills training designed for people advocating for a safe and just climate future. This conference is open to all climate activists who are seeking a community of practice and a chance to connect and collaborate with other activists. Senior leaders, activist trainers, and those just beginning are all invited to convene for renewal of soul and skills through strategic conversations, case studies, and collaborative problem-solving.
Climate for Change offers five days of community and capacity building, featuring presentations and case studies from experts in the field, as well as unstructured time for rest and community replenishment.
The Climate for Change program will support building deep community while developing knowledge and skills in just transition, campaign strategy, working across difference, impactful intersectional strategies, fundraising, engagement organizing, social media, Indigenous rights-based approach, and effective leadership.
Together we will co-create strategies in designing social movements, campaigns to keep fossil fuels in the ground and build their capacity to work toward public policies to expedite the just transition of our energy systems.
Scholarships are available and prioritized for Indigenous applicants and grassroots organizers. By application.
Clayton Thomas-Müller, of the Mathais Colomb Cree Nation in Northern Manitoba, is an activist, writer, public speaker, facilitator and activist for indigenous self-determination and environmental justice. Working as co-director of the Indigenous Tar Sands Campaign of the Polaris Institute, as North American native energy organizer and tar sands campaign organizer…
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Tzeporah Berman BA, MES, LLD (honoris causa) has been designing environmental campaigns and working on environmental policy in Canada and beyond for over thirty years. She is currently the International Program Director at Stand.earth and the Chair of the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty Initiative. She is the Co-founder of the Global…
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Cara Pike is the founder and Executive Director of Climate Access, a nonprofit focused on building political and public support for climate solutions through its learning network for nonprofit and government leaders, pilot projects that test new engagement approaches, and communication research and strategy consulting services. Cara’s work includes creation of the…
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