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20th - Dr. Ayana Johnson - Expanding the Base for Climate Action and Social Justice

Event Type
Guest Lecture
Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, Urban Ocean Lab Co-Founder
Center for Sustainable Systems
School for Environment and Sustainability
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
U-M Democracy and Debate
Janice Charach Gallery: Environmentally Speaking
February 23, 202212:00pm - 1:00pm

Join us for a casual and engaging conversation about climate action and social justice with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson. A marine biologist, policy expert, writer, and Brooklyn native, Johnson is the co-founder of Urban Ocean Lab, a think tank for coastal cities, as well as co-creator of the Spotify/Gimlet podcast How to Save a Planet, which focuses on climate solutions.

Moderated by Sarah Hughes, Assistant Professor: U-M School for Environment and Sustainability. 

The event will include a live Q&A with students! 

Sponsors: The Wege Foundation; Center for Sustainable Systems; U-M Democracy and Debate; The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Janice Charach Gallery: Environmentally Speaking