Expand your understanding of climate change and its connection to environmental and social justice during this 6-day conference, May 20-25, 2018, at the beautiful Mountain retreat and learning center in Highlands, North Carolina, among the Blue Ridge Mountains.
The conference includes:
- Information, inspiration and challenge for the work of climate justice
- Skills for working with others, including those with different perspectives
- Processes to convert informed anxiety into effective action
- Opportunities to nurture your body, mind and spirit
Responding to the comprehensiveness of climate justice issues, this conference is designed to broaden participants’ understanding of the science of climate change and its worldwide impact, opportunities for addressing climate justice – personally, locally and globally, and the importance of self-care in the work of climate justice. The program supports personal engagement through five themes: gratitude, grief, renewal, resolve, and going forth, and each day will feature workshops on a variety of climate justice topics; spiritual practice such as yoga, meditation, and reflections; hiking and other opportunities to connect with the natural world; and music, storytelling, and the arts.