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11:00 – 11:50 am: Shared Responsibilities, Indigenous Knowledge and Protecting All Our Relations
Rachel Heaton (Muckleshoot) and Matt Remle (Lakota) co-founders of Mazaska Talks will speak as grassroots protectors on the front lines of fighting for Unci Maka (grandmother earth), treaty rights, and future generations. Learn strategies you can use to protect the planet and your communities. From a global divestment movement, to local green new deal legislation you’ll hear about various ways you can combat the climate crisis.
Location: Building 7

12:15 – 1:20 pm: The Effects of Hurricane Katrina on the Black and Brown People of New Orleans
Our guest speaker, LaToya Johnson will discuss how Hurricane Katrina impacted her family and Black and Brown families in New Orleans. This discussion will include the obstacles faced during Hurricane Katrina and how racism impacted Black and Brown people, especially as gentrification became more centralized in former low income areas.
Location: Building 7

Harvesting Kale
Due to poor weather forecast conditions, this event has been canceled. Highline’s Climate Justice Task Force intends to reschedule this event to a later, warmer and hopefully dryer date.