High School Student Volunteer Training
Start: Monday, March 14, 2022• 5:00 PM • Eastern Standard Time (US & Canada) (GMT-05:00)
This is a virtual event
Fill out the registration form to reserve your spot in our training program! * Please note that this program is designed for students in the Toronto/GTA area. *
Choose between attending two short online sessions or one in-person session.
Online: Monday, March 14th and Tuesday, March 15th (5-6:30 PM) - REGISTRATION CLOSED
In-person: Thursday, March 17th (1-6 PM), near Queen's Park Subway Station in Toronto - SPACES STILL AVAILABLE
This workshop is designed for high school students looking to become climate activists. Come get a crash course on the role that the Big 5 Canadian Banks play in the climate crisis. Learn how to take action effectively and build a real protest with like-minded peers. Discover ways to plug into the climate finance movement afterwards. Sessions will include topics like:
- Intro to climate finance: How the banks fund the climate crisis
- The role of youth leadership and youth activism
- The basics of action planning: Introduction to strategy and tactics
The session will conclude with the opportunity for participants to plan and hold a small action as a team.
-Learn critical movement-building skills
-Direct, insider look into the growing banks divestment movement
-Connect with like-minded peers