on public buildings, including schools. At the same time, we must remind students that this isn’t just about what we do in our own schools, it’s about how we change policies. When we only focus on what we can do in our backyards, there may be no connection between our backyard and the change necessary on a larger scale. That can lead to people becoming disempowered. When people feel overwhelmed they may say, “I can’t deal with that, I’m just going to change my backyard.” We have to create tangible changes and share them within our constituencies to inspire others.
Facing Climate Crisis: An Interview with Naomi Klein
Jerri Jerreat mentors her students so they can become activists for the environment.
Courtney Morgan reflects on how she learned to go beyond the land acknowledgement.