April 24th, 2022
About this event
12:30pm | Registration Opens
1:00 to 1:45pm | Land Acknowledgement and Opening Ceremony
2:00 to 4:30pm | Networking and Presentation
Join us at Mariandale on Sunday, April 24 at 12:30pm to invoke the fiery spirit and towering wisdom of St. Catherine of Siena as we summon college and university students and other leaders to an Environmental Summit of education and advocacy. Dr.Erin Lothes Biviano, theologian at St. Elizabeth University and consultant to the global Laudato Si action plan, will serve as our keynote speaker. The afternoon will include ample opportunities for networking, planning, prayer, reflection, and collaboration. $20 fee.
DR. ERIN LOTHES BIVIANO serves full time with the Laudato Si movement. Dr. Lothes completed an Earth Institute Fellow at Columbia University, an interdisciplinary research post-doctorate in sustainability studies. She is the author of Inspired Sustainability: Planting Seeds for Action (Orbis 2016), The Paradox of Christian Sacrifice: The Loss of Self, the Gift of Self (Herder and Herder, 2007), and articles on theological energy ethics and faith-based environmentalism
April 2nd, 2022
About this event
The Federated Conservationists of Westchester County invite you to join this momentous student-led event for youth engagement and climate action! This exciting opportunity will take place on the virtual conference platform Gather Town.
The FCWC Youth Climate Action Summit aims to engage students with passionate Youth Leaders who have become experts on Climate Action topics. Students attending the summit will also have the opportunity to network with established green organizations to learn about internships, volunteer, and paid work in the environmental field.
The FCWC Youth Climate Action Summit will be free for all attendees, held virtually, and hosted on a Saturday - ensuring no conflicts with instructional times and transportation needs. We hope students, teachers, and young professionals will all join us for this galvanizing event! Registration is free but required for this event. Orientation for Gather Town will be on Friday, April 1st. Links to the Summit and Orientation will be sent to registrants only.