On July 14, 2021 the participants from this year’s NC WARN Youth Summer Series conducted their own youth-led climate justice webinar.
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Last summer was our inaugural Youth Summer Series, and it was a great success. We are excited for another round of amazing participants to join us this year!
This summer, NC WARN hosted its inaugural Youth Summer Series—done virtually due to COVID-19—as an endeavor to bolster local climate youth activism engagement, both in NC WARN campaigns and for the students’ own skill-building and education of climate justice.
The Durham Youth Climate Justice Initiative conceived of this project idea so as to creatively maintain community engagement during our Stay-At-Home order. The objective was to feel more connected through art and storytelling and to get a sense of how our local communities and environment have been impacted by the Coronavirus, in both negative and positive ways.
More than 70 youth, social justice, clean energy and faith groups, among others, today called on North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper to join more than 1,400 local and national governments by formally declaring a climate emergency.
Jessee Steele is the winner of NC WARN’s “Imagine a Clean Energy Future” Youth Art Contest, which we held in conjunction with our 30th anniversary celebration.
This is a kick-off event (and Summer Solstice celebration!) for any and all high school aged youth who are interested in climate and/or social justice issues or just want to learn more about NC WARN’s work and how youth can get involved.
Calling all young artists, thinkers, and activists (ages 13-19) who are concerned about the climate crisis and interested in creative expression of social justice to participate in our Imagine a Clean Energy Future Art Contest.