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Celebrating IBPOC Voices in Youth Climate Action

Students and community members gathered for a community conversation that amplified and empowered Indigenous, Black and People of Colour (IBPOC) youth leadership and climate action. Diverse guest speakers shared lived experiences on belonging and intersectionality in relation to climate action and inspired conversations around inclusion.

Beyond Climate ‘Refugees’: Understanding global and local communities displaced by climate change

This online event featured a four-person panel discussion with two speakers who have lived climate displacement experience, and two speakers who specialize in climate displacement community engagement and policy. The event concluded with a UBC Amnesty International letter-writing campaign to increase protection of climate displaced people. This fostered a better understanding of the collective responsibility and supports needed to address challenges related to climate change displacement.