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 Young Voices for the Planet Workshops Help Educators Empower Young Change-Makers 


YVFP launches PA Civic Engagement & Democracy Workshops&a

Young Voices For the Planet announces the first of of our Civic Engagement and Democracy Educator Workshops in greater Pittsburgh
at LaRoche College on Sunday, January 27, 2019.
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Click here to register for this workshop, check out
our other PA workshop locations, and see a trailer
of a model workshop hosted by Mass Audubon last
year. Please contact us if you would like to be a co-host or partner
for one of our workshops in Western PA! View our flyer here.


Young Voices For the Planet Thanks The Heinz Endowments

Young Voices for the Planet would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to 
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The Heinz Endowments for their generous support for our Civic Engagement and Democracy Educator Workshop series to be held throughout greater Pittsburgh and Western PA. These workshops will show teachers how to unleash the creative power of young people to protect their own future through creating their own ACTION plans to address local issues.


Young Voices For the Planet Workshops Honor      Paula Sculley

The Young Voices for the Planet Civic Engagement and Democracy Educator Workshops are dedicated to the memory of Paula Sculley. The Fern Hollow Nature Center in Sewickley, PA will host a Paula Sculley Memorial Civic Engagement and Democracy Educator Workshop on February 23, 2019. We thank the Garden Club of Allegheny County (GCAC) for contributing to funding for the workshops.

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2017obitheads_sculleyPaula Sculley was a wonderful person who touched the lives of many. A passionate conservationist, she co-founded Fern Hollow Nature Center and the Botany in Action project at Phipps Conservatory (Phipps will host another of our workshops). Botany in Action sponsors scientific travel for graduate students in ethnobotany. Thank you Paula, for being such a guiding light for us!


Special Thanks to GCAC and Allegheny Land Trust!

Young Voices for the Planet would like to thank the Garden Club of Allegheny County for their generous support. YVFP thanks the Allegheny Land Trust for facilitating five of the Civic Engagement and Democracy workshops and providing Act48 credits to workshop attendees.
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Coming Soon: More Civic Engagement and Democracy Educator Workshops

Using Southwest Pennsylvania as a 'laboratory for change', YVFP is excited to announce the first of our Civic Engagement and Democracy Educator Workshops:

Lutherlyn

Camp Lutherlyn will host a workshop on  March 9, 2019. Lutherlyn welcomes environmental educators
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Phipps Conservatory will host a workshop on March 10,
 2019.
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Pittsburgh Botanic Garden is hosting a workshop June 26, 2019

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is hosting a workshop in Summer 2019.


Click here to register for these workshops, check out our other PA workshop locations or to see a trailer of the workshop hosted by Audubon earlier this year.

Please contact us if you would like to partner with us on one of our workshops!
 


You can help amplify young voices!

Please consider supporting the Young Voices for the Planet Civic Engagement and Democracy workshops. Any donation, large or small, goes directly to helping young people have their voices heard to protect their future.  Thank you!
YVFP Website page


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