eePRO Feed: Equity and Inclusion

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Learning

Join Bow Seat for the newest edition of our Deep Dives Series featuring the Hip Hop M.D., Maynard Okereke. Learn about Maynard’s journey from civil engineer to science entertainer and how he bridges the gap between music, entertainment, and science to invite more diverse voices into S.T.E.M. fields.

Date and Time:

Thursday, January 27, 2022, 7:00pm

Opportunity

Zakhia Grant from EcoRise will present on strategies and tools to support teachers, students, and community Environmental Justice lessons create a foundation for understanding of Environmental Justice history and concepts and explore how leadership, community action, and policy change can bring long-overdue justice.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 1:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 2:00pm

Organization: 
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Learning

Learn about the Air Quality Flag Program, Generate - The Game of Energy Choices, student challenges, and many more teacher resources in this free webinar hosted by the U.S. Department of Education on January 19 at 1:30 PM ET.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 1:30pm to 3:00pm

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Learning

Is your campus part of the WORLDWIDE TEACH-IN on Climate and Justice? If not, send a representative to an information session on January 11 and 12, 2022, to help lead an event at your school.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, January 11, 2022, 10:00am

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Opportunity

On January 18th, 19th, and 20th, the GreenLatinos 2021-2022 Winter National Summit will virtually bring together hundreds of the top national Latino/a/x environmental and conservation champions from across the country for relationship building, development of partnerships and collaborations, issue education, and professional training.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, January 18, 2022, 12:00pm to Thursday, January 20, 2022, 7:00pm

Organization: 
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Opportunity

The IEN-WMAN Mining Mini-Grant Program offers financial assistance to communities that are adversely affected by mining in the US and/or Canada. The deadline to apply is February 1, 2022.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, February 1, 2022, 5:00pm

Job

In partnership with Mount Rainier National Park, the University of Washington operates the Mount Rainier Institute (MRI). MRI provide outstanding nature-based education experiences that are rooted in science and nurture the next generation of environmental stewards and leaders. Most programs are multi-day overnight. We are looking for skilled educators to continue the development of an exceptional environmental education program with one of the nation’s iconic National Parks.

Deadline to Apply:

Monday, January 17, 2022, 3:00am

Address:

Eatonville, WA
United States
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Resource

A new report from Just Nature NYC, a partnership between the New York City Environmental Justice Alliance and The Nature Conservancy in New York Cities Team

Resource Category:

Publication, Article/Report
1 learning hour
Learning

In this eeWEBINAR, Green 2.0, a watchdog organization working to increase racial and ethnic diversity in the environmental movement, discusses their 2021 NGO and Foundation Transparency Report Card findings and how they are working to transform the sector to be more diverse and inclusive.

Organization: 
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Learning

On Belonging in Outdoor Spaces is back by popular demand! Originally launched in spring 2021, we are excited to announce the addition of two new events for fall 2021. This free speaker series will address the challenges and importance of establishing diversity, equity, and inclusion in outdoor spaces, and will feature speakers whose work is advancing efforts to strengthen belonging and connection between communities of color and the benefits of time in nature.

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Blog

Green 2.0's 2021 NGO & Foundation Transparency Report Card offers questions for reflection for all those working in environmental education. If you identify as a young or emerging professional, please join the YEP Group on November 22 for a short conversation about HR practices, including those discussed in the report, such as transparent salary and promotion processes, training and mentoring programs, and diversity and inclusion efforts.

2 learning hours
Learning

January 7, 2022 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Creating Inclusive Online Learning Opportunities "Learn how you can design learning opportunities that are accessible to and inclusive of all participants, including those who have disabilities. Discover how a universal design framework and specific practices can guide your work." Presenter: Sheryl Burgstahler from Accessible Technology Services at the University of Washington

Date and Time:

Friday, January 7, 2022, 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Monday, January 3, 2022, 2:00pm