OUSD To Host Important and Timely Climate Change Event for Educators on Thursday

Oakland, CA —
 With the student-led climate protests around the world last Friday and the United Nations speech by teen activist, Greta Thunberg on Monday, climate change is very much in the spotlight. With that in mind, OUSD is hosting an exciting event this Thursday afternoon, September 26 at the Cole campus in West Oakland. The Environmental & Climate Change Literacy (ECCL) Kick-Off is designed to help educators bring literacy of these critical issues into the classroom. The event will galvanize teachers to use more ECCL in their teaching and engage more students on these urgent issues. Students and families are welcome to join the discussion.
Media is invited to cover this important educational event. More details are listed on the flyer below.

WHAT: OUSD Environmental & Climate Change Literacy Kick-Off
WHEN: 4:00-6:00 p.m., Thursday, September 26
WHERE: Cole Campus Auditorium, 1011 Union Street
###About the Oakland Unified School DistrictIn California’s most diverse city, Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) is dedicated to creating a learning environment where “Every Student Thrives!” More than half of our students speak a non-English language at home. And each of our 83 schools is staffed with talented individuals uniting around a common set of values: Students First, Equity, Excellence, Integrity, Cultural Responsiveness and Joy. We are committed to preparing all students for college, career and community success. 

To learn more about OUSD’s Full Service Community District focused on academic achievement while serving the whole child in safe schools, please visit OUSD.org and follow us @OUSDnews.
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