The 4 workshops will cover different topics and allow participants to get a wide range of resources:
Thursday, May 2- WE Learn
Thursday, May 16 - WE Prepare
Thursday, May 30 - WE Act
Thursday, June 13 - WE Lead
1. WE Learn: Connect the dots between climate change and how it impacts extreme weather events, public health (i.e. asthma, Zika and pregnancy risks, heat stroke, etc.), sea level rise, flooding and our freshwater supply. Learn what we can do about it.
2. WE Prepare: Emergency preparedness for extreme weather events (i.e. heat waves, hurricanes) with the County’s Emergency Management Office. Readiness kits with solar lamps and guides will be distributed to all participants. Learn the basics of personal finance and how to better prepare your household budget ahead of these events.
3. WE Act: Civic engagement workshop. Learn how the government works at city, state and federal level. Know your rights and civic duties.
4. WE Lead: Leadership skills and mentorship workshop to empower the next generation of leaders. Expose participants to climate jobs and industries such as environmental conservation, STEM, policy, art and nonprofit work.
FREE GIVEAWAYS INCLUDING HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS KITS!
All workshops start at 5:45 PM till 7:30 PM
All events will be held at:
YWCA Greater Miami-Dade, Inc.
Marta Sutton Weeks Women's Center
351 NW 5th St, Miami, FL 33128
** Childcare provided for ages 3 years and older. Please indicate on the form whether you will need childcare services
*** Dinner provided for the whole family
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