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Join the Bay Area Youth Climate Action Team (BAYCATS) for an Earth Day Webinar on April 24, 2021!

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Want to do something this Earth Day? Join in on the youth-led webinar by Bay Area Youth Lead based environmental team, known as BAYCATS to learn about divestment, Plastic Foodware Ban, Saving 30% of our Lands and Waters, and Broadband for all by the most knowledgable environmental speakers out there. All are welcome to join!

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Broadband for All

Speaker: Gladwyn d'Souza (Conservation Committee Chair, Loma Prieta Chapter, Sierra Club)

Description: Imagine not having access to broadband connectivity when you're trying to work remotely. Should everyone have access to high-speed internet? Why

Saving 30% of Our Lands and Waters

Speaker: Mary Buxton (Sierra Club Executive Committee; Loma Prieta Chapter Representative to Sierra Club California's 2030 Committee)

Description: Gov. Newsom has signed an executive order mandating the preservation of 30% of California's lands and waters by 2030. What does this mean for wildlife conservation, combating climate change, and our lives?

Divestment

Speaker: James Coleman, (South San Francisco council member and senior at Harvard University)

Description: Divesting from fossil fuel companies-espeically by institutions and government entities -is an effective strategy for moving towards a healhty, carbon-free future.

Plastic Foodward Ban

Speaker: Doug Silverstein, (Thrive Alliance)

Description: Why is banning single-use plastic critical for the survival of our planet?

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Join via this Zoom link or Meeting ID below

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82670381809?pwd=WWZTdy8xeUhQR3k4SE1RUHFmY2RyZz09

Webinar ID: 826 7038 1809

Passcode: 852557

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BAYCATS

Founded in the summer of 2020, BAYCATS's mission is to connect youth from all over San Mateo County, spreading awareness and combating climate change by educating all generations about current environmental issues and taking action against them. Together, we will create a lasting impact on our planet, and strive towards a brighter and cleaner future.

BAYCATS will be leading the Healthy Planet Webinar Series to celebrate Earth Day 2021and talk about ways anyone can help protect and restore our planet! Join us on April 24th, 2021 for the webinar!

Check out our social media handles below!

Instagram: @baycats_ca

Facebook: Baycats CA

Twitter: @baycats_ca

Website: https://www.baycats.org

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