We are a group of graduate students studying Education for Environment and Community at IslandWood and the University of Washington. IslandWood is a non-profit environmental learning center that serves Seattle area 4th-6th graders. We are hosting a conference in Multicultural Environmental Education with a focus on Educating for Healthy and Resilient Communities. The conference is being held on Saturday, May 30th, 2015 at Antioch University from 10am-3pm. To register for free tickets, go to www.MCEE15.eventbrite.com. Attendance is free, and speakers will include:
- Running Grass, Founder and Director of the 3 Circles Center for Multicultural Environmental Education in Sausalito, California.
- Christina Billingsley, Program Coordinator for Seattle City Club where she offers Civic Boot Camp, a program that “focuses on a unique aspect of our cultural, environmental and industrial heritage and shows how civic leadership and participation shapes our community”.
Belinda Chin, Environmental Learning Coordinator for Seattle Parks and Rec, founding member and Leadership Committee member of Environmental Professionals of Color
- Shana Hormann, Provost for Antioch University Seattle, whose area of expertise in the field of Organizational Trauma seeks to increase the capacity of organizations to deal with justice and equity issues so they remain sustainable.
For more information and FREE tickets, please visit www.MCEE15.eventbrite.com. If you work for an organization that would be interested in tabling at the conference, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, May22.