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Future of Good
Black Futures: Insights for our Teams
Now what? What’s on the horizon when it comes to Black power, Black equity, and Black capital? How might we all take insights from this summit forward into our everyday work? Join us for this provocative discussion with a panel of forward-looking Black changemakers.
Julius Lindsay and Syrus Marcus Ware talk about: CLIMATE JUSTICE
With Julius Lindsay, Director, Sustainable Communities at the David Suzuki Foundation and co-founder of the Black Environmentalist Alliance, and Syrus Marcus Ware, Vanier Scholar, visual artist, activist, curator, and educator. Understanding the connection between climate change, environmental racism, and social justice is crucial to finding equitable and sustained responses to the climate crisis. Join Julius and Syrus on Tuesday September 5th for a conversation on climate justice and its connection to the environmental movement, art practice, and BIPOC communities in c\a\n\a\d\a. Their discussion will touch on key climate justice topics such as disproportionate burdens, Afro and Indigenous futurisms, community engagement and examples from both Julius and Syrus’ practice. Whether you're new to the concept or seeking to deepen your knowledge, this session will anchor climate justice in both speakers’ work with the arts and community engagement.
Canadian Association of Science Centres
Closing Keynote | CASC 2023 Conference: Communities for Change
This closing keynote address took place on May 18, 2023 at the CASC 2023 conference held in Ottawa, ON. The conversation features Turfah Tabish, CASC Board Member and Interim CEO of Visions of Science, in conversation with Julius Lindsay, Director of Sustainable Communities at the David Suzuki Foundation and co-founder of the Black Environmentalist Alliance. In this discussion, Julius dives deep into the critical topic of climate justice, a subject at the forefront of our collective consciousness.
Canadian Urban Institute
CityTalk: "How Can Cities Respond to Climate Change?"
Cities contribute about 70 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, and therefore must play a major role in addressing climate change. From sustainable transportation to the circular economy, cities across Canada and around the world are exploring new strategies to create thriving, resilient, and carbon-neutral communities. On the heels of COP27, join urban leaders and experts as we examine urgent opportunities for cities to adapt and respond to climate change. Featuring: Brett Huson, Gitxsan author, knowledge keeper, and artist, Winnipeg Julius Lindsay, Director, Sustainable Communities, David Suzuki Foundation and Co-founder, Black Environmentalist Alliance. David Miller, Managing Director, C40 Centre for City Climate Policy and Economy, Toronto Barbara Swartzentruber, Founding Executive Director, Smart Cities Office, City Of Guelph, Guelph And special guest moderator: Ewa Jackson, Managing Director, ICLEI Canada, Toronto
Webinar replay: How to prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion while advancing climate action
In this webinar replay from November 8, 2022, we reviewed takeaways from the 2022 Livable Cities Forum and explored practical next steps to incorporate equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) into climate action. We shared a new resource developed specifically to help local governments integrate EDI into climate adaptation planning and implementation. Visit https://icleicanada.org/project/webinar-november-8-2022 for more information.
Latornell Conservation Symposium
Latornell 2022 Re-imagining Conservation Webinar Series - September 20, 2022 Webinar
Latornell Re-imagining Conservation is a series of three webinars being offered from September to December 2022. ► Webinar #1 - September 20, 2022 Reimagining Conservation with the Black Environmentalist Alliance Who comes to mind when you think about people working in the field of conservation? What biases are entrenched in our environmental policies, our practices, and our thinking and how can we all act to dismantle systemic racism? The Black Environmentalist Alliance (BEA) is working to lift up the voices of Black environmentalists by showcasing Black contributions to conservation in Ontario, by breaking down barriers for Black professionals, and ensuring that environmental decisions support all people’s ability to enjoy the earth’s natural systems. In this session, you will hear from three BEA members as they discuss their career journeys and lessons learned in conservation through the Black experience. ► Speakers: • Kirk Johnson • Julius Lindsay • Zamani Ra Moderated by: • Shannon Carto ► For more information on the webinars, please visit the #Latornell Webinar webpage: http://www.latornell.ca/webinars/ ► Subscribe/Follow YouTube | https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZIQp9gCstrsDuQk7lOe3fA?sub_confirmation=1 Twitter | https://twitter.com/ADLatornell Blog | http://latornellblog.blogspot.com/ Mailing List | https://visitor.r20.constantcontact.com/d.jsp?llr=dzhxpk9ab&p=oi&m=1127780949795&sit=us6fvsolb&f=59cd1066-e321-481c-a339-0f1f2e6aecab
Live Session With Julius Lindsay
A great conversation with Julius and George as part of @greencareerca Julius is the Director of Sustainable Development at David Suzuki Foundation and Co-Founder of Black Environmentalist Alliance. He has a lot of experience working in the environmental field so we sat down with him to get to know more about his journey. "The career advice I'd give to my younger self is that don't take advocating (for) yourself for granted." Julius also shares insight into his career as a Black man and how that shapes his experiences. Find Julius on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/julius-lindsay-he-him-787ba820/ Check out the Black Environmentalist Alliance here: https://www.bealliance.ca/ Check out the David Suzuki Foundation here: https://davidsuzuki.org/ Keep up with the Green Career Centre here: https://www.greencareer.ca/
Sustainable Community Aid Network
EKCEP WEEK 5: Sustainable Cities and Communities Webinar With Guest Julius Lindsay
EKCEP WEEK 5 Learning From The Experts: Sustainable Cities and Communities Webinar With Special Guest Julius Lindsay! Together with our partner the Sustainable Community Aid Network (SCAN) we were very honored to have Julius Lindsay, Director of Sustainable Communities from the David Suzuki Foundation, speak at our EKCEP webinar on SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities. Through a series of questions, we learn from Julius and his experiences working in the sustainability sector!
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