Central Maine News
| by Gail Carlson

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Gail Carlson penned an op-ed in the Morning Sentinel in advance of the Sept. 20 Climate Strike. Carlson, who teaches students about activism using a “well-worn formula” that provides success making change, challenges us all to ensure that youth voices are part of policymaking. She suggests three tools toward that goal: “educate ourselves about how policies are made and establish our own track records of advocacy;” secondly, “teach our youth about civics;” and lastly “help students identify opportunities to practice and develop their organizing skills.”

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