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Feb 5 • 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 Environmental Justice, Identity, and Risk will feature the following speakers.

  • Ivan Espinoza-Madrigal, Esq., Executive Director, Lawyers for Civil Rights
  • Daniel Faber, Professor of Sociology, Director of the Northeastern Environmental Justice Research Collaborative, Northeastern University
  • Nina Schlegel, Executive Director, Global Center for Climate Justice