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Jan 22 • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Myra Kraft Open Classroom – Climate Change: A Course for Everyone

Please join us for Climate Change: A Course for Everyone, the Spring 2020 Myra Kraft Open Classroom, a weekly series on Wednesdays from 6:00 - 8:00 pm (ET) in West Village F Room 20. This course is offered jointly by the Northeastern University School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs’ Social Impact Lab and Dukakis Center. All are welcome to join in person or watch the Facebook livestream; videos will be posted on Thursday mornings. Panels including Northeastern faculty and other scholars, community-based practitioners, and young activists and leaders will examine the science of climate change, its local and global impacts on the natural world, the built environment, and humankind, and strategies for preventing its worst outcomes while preparing for those we can no longer avoid. 


This week's session on Climate Resilience: Extreme Weather and Emergency Preparedness will feature the following speakers, including GRI's Founding Director, Dr. Stephen Flynn.

  • S. Atiya Martin, CEO and Founder, All Aces, Inc. and Distinguished Senior Fellow, Northeastern University Global Resilience Institute
  • Brian Swett, Principal, Boston Office Leader, and Director of Cities and Sustainable Real Estate, Arup
  • David Sittenfeld, Manager, Forums & National Collaborations, Museum of Science, Boston; PhD Candidate, Northeastern University
  • Stephen Flynn, Founding Director, Global Resilience Institute; Professor of Political Science, Northeastern University