Climate Justice Hour with Greg Ohadoma (OER) and Chris Gaynor (DEM)

Are you curious about climate change, environmental justice, and how you can make a difference? Join us for a thought-provoking virtual event, "Climate Justice Hour," designed to empower individuals of all backgrounds with the knowledge and inspiration needed to address climate issues. 

Join us for a comprehensive presentation on climate and environmental literacy, including insights into environmental justice and the crucial role of climate literacy. Dive into engaging discussions with real-world examples and stories of resilience, exploring the global impact of climate change. Get involved in an interactive Q&A session with our knowledgeable presenters, and discover actionable steps to contribute to climate justice and sustainability in your daily life.

 Who Should Attend: 

Individuals interested in learning the basics of climate science and environmental justice. Students, educators, community leaders, and concerned citizens seeking a foundation in these crucial topics. And, most importantly, anyone ready to take action toward a more just and sustainable future. 


  • Ayana Melvan (She/Her/Hers) 
    • Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships, Mission Programs 
    • Mystic Aquarium 
  • Melva Treviño (She/Ella)
    • Assistant Professor
    • Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Program
    • Department of Fisheries, Animal, and Veterinary Sciences
    • College of the Environment and Life Sciences|University of Rhode Island  

Together, we'll explore the intersection of climate science and environmental justice and discover how knowledge can be a powerful tool for positive change. Take advantage of this opportunity to advance towards a more informed and sustainable future! 

This event is free to attend, but registration is required to access the Zoom presentation. Reserve your spot now to embark on a journey toward climate and environmental literacy!

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