CONNECT CLIMATE CHAOS WITH MENTAL HEALTH, HOUSING AND RECONCILIATION

The Community and Social Planning Council’s work “Can’t stay and Can’t leave” identified fear as a common experience of tenants in this region. Victoria’s high real estate prices mean young families who do buy in live with worrying debt loads. Forest fires, smoky summers, flooding and increasingly extreme weather frighten many of us. Many employers and unions are working to understand rising levels of anxiety and stress in their workplaces. What used to be seen as simple pleasures in life like a healthy breakfast or a visit with a loved one carry the complexity of associated high carbon footprints. 

Greater Victoria Acting Together (GVAT) has pledged to act together on housing and mental health through the lenses of Climate Change and Reconciliation.  Sierra Club BC is a member of GVAT and we are committed to exploring the intersection of these issues.

  • What do they have in common with each other?
  • Can we make a new story out of their inter-connectivity? What might be the elements of that?
  • How can we use this moment to strengthen our organizations and each other?
  • How can we set each other and ourselves up to bring meaning and success in our day to day lives?

 

WHEN
June 07, 2019 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
WHERE
Church of St John the Divine Lounge
1611 Quadra St
Victoria, BC V8W 2L5
Canada
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CONTACT
Patty Lane · · 250-598-3992
35 RSVPS
Chris Bullock Martin Stewart Renay Maurice Bernice Kamano Seamus McDonnell RIchard Kool Rachel O'Neill Kym Hines Anabelle Bernard Fournier Barbara Hansen Janine Theobald Edward Butterworth Philip Symons Souie Gorup Brigitte McKenzie Amanda Ng Murray Luft Álvaro Moreno Gillian Barlow Anke van Leeuwen Michelle Colussi Charles Douglas sonya ignatieff

Who's RSVPing

Chris Bullock
Martin Stewart
Renay Maurice
Bernice Kamano
Seamus McDonnell
RIchard Kool
Rachel O'Neill
Kym Hines
Anabelle Bernard Fournier
Barbara Hansen
Janine Theobald
Edward Butterworth
Philip Symons
Souie Gorup
Brigitte McKenzie
Amanda Ng
Murray Luft
Álvaro Moreno
Gillian Barlow
Anke van Leeuwen
Michelle Colussi
Charles Douglas
sonya ignatieff
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