SOU Climate Justice Conference 2023
On February 24-25, 2023 Southern Oregon University is having Climate Justice Conference 2023 "to discuss, learn, and take action toward centering racial equity and social justice in the climate change resistance and resilience movements. The goal of the conference is to accelerate the pace with which a racial equity lens is integrated into regional climate change mitigation, adaptation, and resilience efforts."
"This two-day conference will feature case study presentations, panel discussions, workshops, and keynote speakers from Southern Oregon and beyond, around these three themes:
Climate justice activism, action, and learning
Adopting a racial equity lens – for individuals, for groups, and for action
Learning lessons about equity and resilience from the 2020 fires
Conference registration is now open with varying rates (lunch on Saturday is included in the registration fee): Register here.
College and high school students: $20
General full-conference registration: $45 before January 27, 2023
Late general registration: $55 starting January 27, 2023
Virtual-only registration (keynote and plenary panels only): $20
Financial assistance is available
Southern Oregon University offers sustainable degrees emphasizing sustainability in a wide range of programs from art to business. Options highlighting human/environment interaction specifically include Environmental Science & Policy, Biology, Sustainability Leadership, Outdoor Adventure Leadership, Sociology & Anthropology, and Environmental Education.