Day of Advocacy and Action - Women's Global Leadership Conference - Building a Better World: Women and Climate Justice

Saturday, September 25th, 2021 from 8:00am to 12:00pm
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Connection, Action, Resilience: Agnes Scott’s second annual Women’s Global Leadership Conference creates the opportunity for internationally recognized scholars, community activists, political leaders, and private sector experts to engage in intentional conversations, form innovative partnerships for addressing climate injustice, and develop creative strategies for building more resilient communities.


Women frequently bear the brunt of the social violence, political instability, and environmental degradation caused by climate change  but at the same time they are also important change agents in the transition to a more sustainable and just future. With the “Building a Better World” conference Agnes Scott combines its strong commitment to sustainability and its innovative SUMMIT global learning and leadership experience to address the full range of climate-justice experiences of women and other marginalized identities. 


The Day of Advocacy and Action is a chance for conference participants and members of the Agnes Scott College community to come together to not only make a difference through direct service but also attend advocacy workshops.

*If you are unvaccinated, please be prepared to wear a mask during the service projects when you are not 6 feet away from other participants*
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Wondering if you should register to volunteer? Based on the CDC guidelines, we are asking you the following questions:
  1. Have you been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19? See the CDC’s risk assessment guidance.

  2. Do you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19? Symptoms can include a cough or shortness of breath or at least two of the following: Fever, Chills, Repeated shaking with chills, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat, New loss of taste or smell. See the CDC’s symptom information.

If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, we ask you not to register. We are doing all we can to align with best practices and keep our community healthy.
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Shifts (2)

1 - 2 of 2 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
Global Growers - Decatur Kitchen Garden8:00am (ET)12:00pm (ET)

Volunteers will assist with a number of tasks including:

  • Planting and/or weeding in our pollinator garden and herb garden
  • Planting, weeding, mulching new fig trees and/or blueberry bushes
  • General garden maintenance: weeding and mulching
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Trees Atlanta - Forest Restoration8:00am (ET)12:00pm (ET) Forest Restoration in the Oakhurst Green Space w/ Agnes Scott Help care for the Oakhurst Greenspace forest! Activities include removing invasive plants such as English ivy, Chinese privet, and bamboo from the Oakhurst Greenspace. Our goal is to promote a healthy plant community and a sustainable forest in this special...16/30Over