SEA Semi-Annual AGM and Potluck: January 21 2020
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1. SEA Members Meeting
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Larry and Lise's House 4418 Torquay Drive
5:30 pm - 9 pm
Please remember to join us at Larry and Lise's house for a brainstorming session on how to move SEA forward in 2020. Please come with your ideas on what issues and actions you would like SEA to tackle in the coming months. Beth Cruise has stepped down as chair of SEA after giving it her energy for the last two years. Please bring a potluck item to share.
2. ACTION ALERT: Street Mobilization for Wet'suwet'en Date TBD
This action is being planned as a DAY-AFTER response of collective outrage, pushback and solidarity in the downtown streets if another RCMP invasion happens on unceded Wet'suwet'en territory and people are being forcibly removed from their land during enforcement of the court injunction
Date: TBD ( please stay posted)
Hosted By Wet'suweten Solidarity Victoria, Rise and Resist, Climate Justice Victoria, Indigenous Solidarity Working Group Wet'suweten Solidarity
3. Make Vic High Zero Emissions!NEW DATE due to SNOW Monday January 20, 7 - 8:30pm
Greater Victoria School District offices (556 Boleskine Road)
Please join us as we demand that zero emission energy sources be used for the Victoria High School renovation, and all future retrofits and new builds in District 61.
Hosted by Parents 4 Climate and Climate Justice Victoria
Vic High Rally
4. What's Up in the T'Sou-ke Hills? Info Session and Q&APostponed due to snow
Please check Friends of the T'Sou-ke Hills Wilderness Facebook page for new details
Curious about what is going on in the T'Sou-ke Hills and what's next? Too many moving pieces and details to keep track of?
Join Friends of the T'Sou-ke Hills Wilderness for a presentation and Q&A session on the issues, threats and visions for this beloved magnificent local forest of our region.
Hosted by Jason Dennie and Friends of the T'Sou-ke Hills Wilderness
5. ṮEṮÁĆES Climate Action ProjectTo all residents interested in Climate Action and working with local Indigenous communities,
The ṮEṮÁĆES Climate Action Project is offering three one-week-long courses on the Gulf Islands this February and March. Braiding Climate Science with Indigenous knowledge these immersive education experiences aim to educate and spurn projects for climate action throughout ṮEṮÁĆES (The Gulf Islands or Relatives of the deep in SENĆOŦEN). They are looking for registrants now to fill up the spots, there are also sponsored spots for local Indigenous participants. Click the link below for more information. Climate Action Courses
6. Rising Tides: Climate Justice & Indigenous Food Security ConferenceThursday, January 23-24, 2020
UVIC First People's House
8:00 am - 5 pm
Rising Tides brings together Indigenous and non-Indigenous leaders, scholars, activists and community members to create an interactive and dynamic learning experience around climate change and food security. By participating in this event you will have a clearer sense of what food security and climate justice looks like in Metulia (aka Victoria) and how we’re all impacted by changes to land, water and animal relationships. We are Looking forward to having you join us for this important gathering and to plan out ways we can take action together.
Donations will be taken at the door for the Lekwungen Community Tool Shed. Sliding scale donations, suggested donation $10. Rising Tides Conference
7. Heading for Extinction & What to Do about itTuesday, January 28, 2020
UVIC First People's House
6:30 - 8:30pm
Victoria Public Library 735 Broughton Street
This event will include discussion of the leading role indigenous people are playing in the global climate justice movement, and will be held on the unceded lands of the Lekwungen-speaking peoples of the current-day Songhees and Esquimault First Nations.
From the historic Global Climate Strikes to the International Week of Rebellion, the climate emergency is increasingly in the spotlight around the world. But just how bad are things really? What can we do about it?
Hosted by Extinction Rebellion Heading for Extinction Copyright © 2020 Social Environmental Alliance, All rights reserved.
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