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Welcome to the Summer Institute for Climate Change Education! Hosted in partnership with NOAA’s Climate Office and The Wild Center’s Youth Climate Program. 
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Friday, July 30 • 10:00am - 10:55am
Youth Voices on Climate Action

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Youth around the world are taking the lead on climate action and pushing for equitable climate change solutions in their schools, communities, and governments. In this panel discussion, facilitated by Erin Griffin of The Wild Center, hear directly from youth leaders in Minnesota and New York on how they are taking climate action and how adults can best support youth-led movements.

Speakers
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Sydney Asher

Youth Climate Leader, Margaretville Central School, NY
Sydney Asher is a rising high school senior in Margaretville, NY. She studied the disproportionate impacts that climate change hazards bring to socioeconomically disadvantaged people for a year while she was involved in the University of Albany’s high school science research program... Read More →
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Maryama Warsame

Youth Climate Leader, Rosemount High School, MN
Hi, my name is Maryama Warsame. I’m a rising senior at Rosemount High School, member of YEA! Network under Climate Generation, volunteer for Sierra Club and Minnesota Youth Council Representative 2021-22.
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Reyna Day

Indigenous Youth Organizer
Reyna Day is a local indigenous youth organizer from the Bois Forte Band of Ojibwe and Guerrero, Mexico. Her indigenous name, Mni Luzhahan Winyan, was given to her by Lakota relatives which means Rapid Water Woman. Ms. Day has worked with past Minnesota Governor, Mark Dayton by serving... Read More →


Friday July 30, 2021 10:00am - 10:55am CDT
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