The Transform Education Newsletter
Hey Education Transformers!
This edition is dedicated to mother earth 🌎.
EDUCATION SHIFTS POWER for THE CLIMATE.
On Friday September 24th two BIG things happened:
- Young activists and allies around the world striked to demand intersectional climate justice!
- Young feminist activists demanded gender-transformative education to advance climate justice!
With just over a month before the 26th UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP26), Transform Education in partnership with Plan, UNGEI, UNICEF and young climate leaders have launched a sign-on statement that calls on governments to take action for gender-transformative climate education.
Read the statement: Our call for gender-transformative education to advance climate justice and sign on here.
To support and amplify the youth-led statement, we invite you to post these social media messages.
Content to consume
WEDO launched a NEW video: Young Climate Feminists Building Radical Futures.
Emily shares why climate education is important to her.
Six things you need to know about how climate change affects girls’ education.
From the CDG: Fund Girls’ Education. Don’t Greenwash It.
Opinion: Girls’ education as a solution to climate change is about more than fertility, read it here.
If you’re going to be a feminist on a hot planet you have to be a climate feminist!
This year’s theme for International Day of the Girl is “Digital Generation, Our Generation”.
We’re going FULL digital to send our message loud and clear - it’s time to step outside the gender box for learning free from stereotypes.
The message: NO to gender stereotypes in classrooms
The medium: poetry, real talk, music, pledges, and a youth-led call to action
Don’t miss our #IDG2021 virtual event from 10:00 - 11:00 EST.
As much as we care about gender equality, education and the planet, we must also care for yourselves.
We hope you care for yourselves & take time to heal 💞.
Luv and solidarity,