Preparing People for Climate Change in Californi
Wednesday-Thursday, January 24-25
At The California Endowment's Downtown Oakland Conference Center
Some of the Highlights: Keynotes, Workshops, and Panels On
- How the neurobiology of disaster-related traumas and chronic overwhelming stresses can trigger fight/flight/freeze reactions in individuals that, left unaddressed, will lead to personally, socially, and ecologically harmful outcomes in California.
- How those same dynamics can trigger collective reactions that, left unaddressed, will adversely affect the safety, health, and wellbeing of groups, organizations, and communities statewide.
- Evidence-based skills and methods to build individual psychological and collective psycho-social-spiritual resilience that can prevent adverse human reactions to climate adversities, and motivate people to use them as transformational catalysts to increase personal, social, and ecological wellbeing.
- How to assess levels of resilience statewide as seen in responses to this years wildfires, heatwaves, and other climate change-enhanced adversities.
- How to practice self-care for climate adversities and teach others to do the same.
- Building resilience within children and families for climate impacts.
- Enhancing individual and collective resilience within frontline communities and communities of color.
To see the conference agenda, speakers, and to register go to: