FLAME is made up of young people who believe that the way we produce food and eat it can be a solution to creating a better world.
“Before decisions are made we need to practice what we preach when we say that we stand for justice and equity. In any decision-making process, youth need to be involved from the get-go.”
The assumption that the future is going to be just like the past is untenable. If we keep educating our students on the basis of this assumption, then that means we’re not preparing them for the world.
We have to undo our whole way of thinking about education. The process may be unsettling, but the results will be worth it. Join me for the next few weeks as I pick apart the things many people take for granted in our schools.
It’s a power that has come into play a lot lately: Pushed by dire circumstances to explore tactics beyond the eye roll, middle and high school students are leading the charge on just about everything, from climate justice, to gun control, to criminal justice reform.
Eugene is charting a new path for community outreach, using its downtown areas as places to address housing challenges, head-on.
In this post, I’m going to run through some of the key things that make this moment in history so unique when it comes to young people and climate change.
My name is Greta Thunberg. I am 16 years old. I come from Sweden. And I speak on behalf of future generations.
So please stop saying something globally bad is going to happen in 2030. Bad stuff is already happening and every half a degree of warming matters, but the IPCC does not draw a “planetary boundary” at 1.5°C beyond which lie climate dragons.
In this episode Asher, Rob, and Jason explore what we could be teaching kids these days and debate which is the more valuable skill: being comfortable eating beetles or understanding how to deal with difficult people.
The Environmental movement is heavily white and middle class. Both of which we are not. There is an uncomfortableness about entering that space.
A global student uprising is underway, with youth worldwide demanding that adults face the climate crisis head on. They need a strong foundation in themselves and adult partnership for the challenges ahead.