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The Next Training—Hosted by The Community School for Creative Education!

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

U.S. Pacific Time: 8:30 AM-3:30 PM

Registration is open to all CSCE 6th-8th graders and to other youth and adults by special arrangement. (Please contact Pam at the email below to learn more.)

And, the training is free, thanks to the generosity of the Community School for Creative Education and the Numi Foundation. We are also looking for co-sponsors, so please contact Pam at if interested.

Travis Lipman leading in Sacramento in 2017
Photo by Laurie Litman

To register for this YAE Climate Training, please click here: Student Registration—August 16, 2022—Oakland Training.

Everyone participating will remained masked for the entire time of the training (except during shared meals, when we will social distance accordingly. The only other times where we may optionally take off masks will be during the final photos (which take less than 5 minutes), and the morning presenters may take off their mask during their presentation if we are able to sufficiently distance them from everyone else. Everyone leading the training is fully up-to-date on masks and boosters.

If you would like to register as a YAE leader to lead this training, please click here: Volunteer Registration—August 16, 2022—Oakland Training. YAE leaders should contact Pam right away. We plan for this to be an in-person training.

The training is free.
If you feel able, there is an optional, tax-deductible donation of $36 per student.

The Community School for Creative Education, 2111 International Blvd, Oakland, CA 94606

Additional information will be sent after registration and shortly before the training.

This training will be led by some of our amazing YAE climate leaders including Callie Greene, Isaac Vergun, Travis Lipman, Rikin Mainali, and Nagwa Emam.

Those who have already done YAE’s training and want to apply to help lead this one, please contact Pam right away.

VIP guest speakers will include:
🌻 Phil Gregory, Of Council, Our Children’s Trust
🌻 Isaac Vergun, Plaintiff in Juliana et al. v. U.S., the case Federal Judge Thomas Coffin calls
“one of the most significant civil rights cases…the world…has ever seen.”
🌻 Wilford Welch, Diplomat, Consultant, Presidio Graduate School Instructor, and Author of
In Our Hands: A Handbook for Intergenerational Actions to Solve the Climate Crisis.

Don’t miss out. Register and then invite friends!


For a quick overview of the Youth Acting for our Earth (YAE!) Youth Climate Training Program, check out our most recent Spanish/English bilingual flyer about YAE.

Join us for one of our upcoming YAE climate trainings, or invite us to your area!

Hosting Opportunity for your Organization!

Please contact Pam Vergun at vergun if your organization is interested in becoming a host or sponsor for our upcoming training for families of all backgrounds.

Lupine Experiential School is graciously hosting this training for their students and the community. For more about this very special school, check them out here: Lupine!

Congregation P’nai Or Jewish Renewal of Portland and its Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World) Committee, Oregon Interfaith Power & Light, and Easy Treesie are co-sponsoring this training.

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