From Grassroots to Government

Join the latest talk in the Climate Justice Webinar Series. Explore the relationship between grassroots climate justice activism and government policy, and how advocacy can translate into action.

The discussion will include reflections on what climate justice means to the panelists, and how they are building it into their work; the process of translating climate justice activism and advocacy into government action; and the role of citizens and social movements in bringing about climate justice focused government action.

Join on Friday, March 19th, for this PICS-sponsored webinar. Moderated by PICS Program Manager of University of British Columbia, Sara Muir Owen.

This webinar is part of the Climate Justice Series. Presented by the University of British Columbia in partnership with the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions.

Speakers
Andrea Reimer
Andrea Reimer

Andrea Reimer is an Adjunct Professor of Practice at UBC’s School of Public Policy and Global Affairs. She was the school’s first Policy Practitioner Fellow. Andrea has been a strong public voice in Vancouver and the metro region for almost two decades, with a focus on working with residents to build green, reconciled, engaged communities and making government easy for the public to access.

Christine Boyle
Christine Boyle

Christine is a community organizer, climate justice activist, and United Church Minister, born and raised on unceded Coast Salish territory in Vancouver, BC. She is passionate about tackling inequality, contributing to climate solutions, and deepening democratic engagement.

Christine has an BSc in Urban Agriculture and First Nations Studies from UBC, and an MA in Religious Leadership for Social Change from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. She is a founding member of OneCity Vancouver.

 Khelsilem Tl’aḵwasik̓an
Khelsilem Tl’aḵwasik̓an

 Khelsilem Tl’aḵwasik̓an is a Council Member & Spokesperson for the Squamish Nation Council.