Climate change and its effects are on most Americans' minds, especially youth. Although students in your community are very interested in climate issues, they likely aren’t being taught in school about climate change’s impacts on health.
You can change that! Join us for a webinar on Oct. 26 to learn how you can use the Climate and Health Youth Education Toolkit.
Launched by APHA’s Center for Climate, Health and Equity, in partnership with the Children’s Environmental Health Committee, this toolkit was designed for health professionals to educate students in grades 9-12 on the intersection between climate and health.
This webinar will:
- Explain the disparities in how climate change affects children's health.
- Illustrate the role health professionals can play in educating youth.
- Share details about the Climate and Health Youth Education Toolkit.
- Discuss how to adapt the toolkit for your audience.
- Share how to include best mental health practices while using the curriculum.
This webinar is for public health professionals, educators and anyone interested in engaging their communities in climate solutions.
- Leyla McCurdy, chair, Children’s Environmental Health Committee (Moderator)
- Michelle Loosli, senior manager for climate education, APHA
- Tiffany Canate, MPH, Children’s Environmental Health Committee’s Climate Change and Youth Education workgroup
- Ben Fulgencio-Turner, director of the Climate for Health program, ecoAmerica
- Damilola Oluwemimo, MPH candidate, AJPH fellow and executive director of the Oath for Sustainability Network
Promotion of the Climate and Health Youth Education Toolkit is sponsored by Biogen.