Join the Human Impacts Institute and Old Stone House for this FREE, youth-led conversation about health, justice, and creative communities.
Learn from NYC visionaries in policy, health, and education on how we can keep our families safe and healthy, while leading the way for an equitable and fair “new normal”.
All ages are welcome. NYC-based attendees will receive a voucher for FREE water and soil testing from the Human Impacts Institute (quantities are limited).
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Special guests include:
Lubna Ahmed is the Director of Environmental Health at WE ACT for Environmental Justice. She is passionate about working at the community level to build capacity and advance the sustainable well-being of under-resourced populations.
Kizzy Charles-Guzmán is the Deputy Director of the NYC Mayor’s Office of Resiliency, leading efforts to ensure that our neighborhoods, community-based organizations, workforce, and small businesses are ready to withstand and emerge stronger from the impacts of climate change.
Diane Exavier is a writer, theatermaker, and educator who creates performances, public programs, and games that invite audiences to participate in a theater that rejects passive reception. With a point of departure located in Caribbean Diaspora, Diane explores what she calls the 4L’s: love, loss, legacy, and land.
(Facilitator) Ajani Stella is a 13-year-old is a climate activist and founding member of the Human Impacts Institute’s Youth Advisory Council. He has spoken to the Teacher’s Pension Fund Board of Directors with 350.org, urging them to divest their funds from fossil fuels; has been interviewed at the Ethical Culture Society; and was a featured youth activist on the French and German television program ARTE.
This program corresponds with the opening of Brooklyn Utopias: 2020, our exhibition and online project exploring artists’ visions for a more ideal Brooklyn, featuring the work of Diane Exavier and others.
Funding for this event was provided from the Environmental Protection Fund as administered by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.