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Climate Activists Letting Their Lives Speak
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 7pm Easter Time via Zoom


Join Friends Council on Education for an evening of inspiration and hope, featuring a panel of Friends school alums whose work is centered on climate activism and climate justice. Hear their stories, learn from their experiences, and engage in conversation about one of the most pressing issues of our times.

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Eileen Flanagan
Interim Campaign Manager, Earth Quaker Action Team
Award-winning author
Friends' Central School alum

Laura Jackson
Biologist and Researcher 
Environmental Protection Agency (retired)
Carolina Friends School alum

Ingrid Lakey
Founder and volunteer
Earth Quaker Action Team
Friends Select School alum

Eric Toensmeier
Director, Perennial Agriculture Institute, Author, Permaculturalist
Germantown Friends School and Plymouth Meeting Friends School alum


Elson Bankoff
Sidwell Friends School Junior
Member, Student Environmental and Sustainability Network (SEASN)
Co-Founder, Ecosystemic magazine

Corey Becker
Friends Select School Senior
Founder, Student Environmental and Sustainability Network (SEASN)

Come for inspiration...leave ready to act!

Participate in small groups for dialogue and sharing, engage in Q&A with the panelists, hear from Friends school student leaders, and clarify your own commitments for taking action and making a difference in 2022.


  • Environmental Education
  • Letting Their lives Speak
  • Quaker Education
  • Sources of Light

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