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Jan 29 • 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 Agriculture and Food Systems will feature the following speakers, including GRI's Research Associate, Liz Allen.

  • Becca Berkey, Director of Service-Learning, Northeastern University Center of Community Service and Lecturer, Northeastern University School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs
  • Liz Allen, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Northeastern University Global Resilience Institute
  • Julie Rawson, Executive Director for the Northeast Organic Farming Association/Massachusetts Chapter, Inc.
  • Jack Kittredge, Editor, The Natural Farmer