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Parenting in an Era of Climate Change

Presented by Planet Detroit + WDET

Feb. 20, 2020 to Feb. 20, 2020
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
TechTown Detroit
440 Burroughs Street, MI View on map

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FREE | Brown Bag | Soft Drinks Provided

Parents (or parents-to-be) — Let’s talk about about the ways climate change impacts how we parent our children in Metro Detroit—whether it’s talking with them about climate change, thinking/planning for their futures, changing our day-to-day approach to parenting (including dealing with grief and anxiety), or being active in the community.

Parent Panelists:

  • Jenn McKee @jennmckee,  Journalistessayist, and “adequate mom”
  • Lydia Wylie-Kellerman @lydiaiwk, Editor of @GeezMagazine and co-editor of http://RadicalDiscipleship.net. Writer, activist, mother.
  • Joel Howrani-Heeres @sustain_detroit City of Detroit Sustainability Director, Passionate about Detroit, energy, climate, sustainability, urban planning, bike commuting, and dad.
  • Bryce Detroit @BryceDetroit Detroit Recordings Company; Founder #DetroitCultureCreator …Pioneer of #EntertainmentJustice #21stCenturyHipHop
  • Tammi Black  @MTreehouse, Founder of the Manistique Community Treehouse and mother of six, each of whom has special needs.



  • 12 pm Meet, greet & find seats
  • 12:15 Panel discussion
  • 1 pm Audience Q&A
  • 1:30 Adjourn


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