Learning & Action on Climate Change and Justice

Teach-In 2022 Dickinson College


Join Dickinson students, staff, and faculty and Carlisle community members on March 30, 2022 for a day of learning and action on climate change, climate justice, and equity. Multiple fun, interactive, content rich, and action oriented sessions are planned throughout the day. Put it on your calendar, come, bring your friends, and attend one session, multiple sessions or all sessions to learn how you can participate in imagining and shaping a future that is low carbon, climate resilient, and equitable.

Download the Full Schedule and Session Descriptions Here

All are welcome. Teach-in sessions will be held in Bosler Memorial Library (158 W High Street) and the Stern Great Room (208 W Louther Street), Holland Union Building Social Hall (28 N College Street), and Pollinator Garden (next to Public Safety, 400 W North Street) on Dickinson’s campus in Carlisle, PA.

The Dickinson & Carlisle Climate Justice Teach-In is sponsored by Dickinson’s Center for Sustainability Education and the Bosler Memorial Library. It is an event of the WORLDWIDE Teach-In on climate solutions and justice that will mobilize 1000 communities around the world in learning and action for climate justice on March 30, 2022. Learn more before and after using the Information Resources provided.

To help us plan for a successful teach-in, please use this form to let us know which sessions you plan to attend using this form:

RSVP for Teach-In Sessions Here

All participants and presenters are required to be up to date on COVID-19 vaccinations, or have a recent negative test result, and must wear masks for all indoor sessions. For sessions at the Bosler Memorial Library this only applies inside the downstairs meeting rooms and for the Climate Justice Teach-in.

Schedule of Events: March 30, 2022

Time

Session Information & Location

9:30 – 10:20 am

Gender and Climate Change: Paths to Climate Justice
Professor Donna Bickford and Professor Katie Schweighofer, Dickinson College
Location: Stern Great Room, Dickinson College, 208 W. Louther Street

9:30 – 10:20 am

Climate Change, Water Quality, and Community-Centered Solutions
ALLARM Watershed Coordinators and Phoebe Galione
Location: Holland Union Building (HUB) Social Hall, Dickinson College, 28 N. College St.

10:30 – 11:20 am

Food Waste at Dickinson: Status, Implications, and Solutions
Professor Maggie Douglas and Theo Bufferd, Laura Beman, Marissa Calvert, Jade Heenehan, Vu Pham, Aisha Rodrigeuz, and Nhu Truong, Dickinson students
Location: Stern Great Room, Dickinson College, 208 W. Louther Street

10:30 am – 12:20 pm

Climate, Consumption, & Collective Action: A 2-hour workshop
Genesis Whitlock, Monica Cummings, Margie Winter, Dickinson students
Location: Holland Union Building (HUB) Social Hall, Dickinson College, 28 N. College St.

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Zoning and Complete Streets in Carlisle
Mitch Shiles, Karla Farrell, and Bob Ackeman, Carlisle Climate Action Commission
Location: Bosler Memorial Library, 158 W. High Street, Carlisle

12:30 – 1:20 pm

Sustainability is an Equity Issue
Brenda Landis, Carlisle Borough Council, Nhi Ly, Dickinson student, and Andrew Leahy, Center of Civic Learning and Action
Location: Bosler Memorial Library, 158 W. High Street, Carlisle

12:30 – 1:20 pm

Imperfectly Perfect Produce and its Importance in the Climate Change Conversation
Julie Korgen and Abi Steam, Dickinson Students
Location: Holland Union Building (HUB) Social Hall, Dickinson College, 28 N. College St.

1:30 – 2:20 pm

Soil is Key to a Healthy Climate, Clean Water, and Social Justice
Bill Chain, Harry Campbell, and Carla Eissing, Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Location: Pollinator Garden, Kaufman Hall, outdoors near Department of Public Safety, Dickinson College (Rain location: Kaufman 146)

2:30 – 3:20 pm

Intersections of Sustainability and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Work: A Facilitated Dialogue
Dr. Todd Nordgren, Office of LGBTQ Services, Dr. Cody Nielsen, Center for Spirituality and Social Justice, and Rabbi Marley Weiner, Asbell Center for Jewish Life
Location: Bosler Memorial Library, 158 W. High Street, Carlisle

3:30 – 4:20 pm

Waste to Soil, Waste to Energy for Climate Change Mitigation
Matt Steiman, Dickinson College Farm
Location: Bosler Memorial Library, 158 W. High Street, Carlisle

4:30 – 5:20 pm

A Dozen Ways to Save You Money and Reduce Your CO2Emission at the Same Time
Professor Hans Pfister, Susan Waybright, and Naomi Waybright, Carlisle Climate Action Commission
Location: Bosler Memorial Library, 158 W. High Street, Carlisle

5:45 – 6:30 pm Claims and Counter Claims. Come Have Your Questions Answered
Professor Michael Beevers, Professor Allysa Decker, Professor Marcus Key, and Neil Leary, Center for Sustainability Education
Location: Holland Union Building (HUB) Social Hall, Dickinson College, 28 N. College St.
6:30 - 7:00 pm Pizza & Networking
Location:
Holland Union Building (HUB) Social Hall, Dickinson College, 28 N. College St.
7:00 – 8:30 pm Mobilizing for Action
Facilitated by Dickinson Change Makers
Location: Holland Union Building (HUB) Social Hall, Dickinson College, 28 N. College St.