Broward Youth Climate Summit
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Broward Youth Climate Summit
The 2020 Broward Youth Climate Summit was held on January 10, 2020 at the Museum of Discovery and Science with the theme of Sea Level Rise. Over 800 BCPS middle and high school students attended this incredible summit and were amazed at the different breakout sessions they attended. Sessions included Engineering, Law/Debate, Politics/Civic, Government/Planning/Traffic/Utilities, Economics/Finance/Insurance/Real Estate, Arts/Entertainment, Communication/Media, Social/Human Services, and Technology/Science (Bio/Ecology). Media coverage of this event can be found at:
- CBS: https://miami.cbslocal.com/2020/01/10/watch-broward-youth-climate-summit-sea-level-rise/
- Sun Sentinel: https://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/schools/fl-ne-youth-climate-summit-20200110-bki43rnfvnbrhfjqz4avmifpny-story.html
- WLRN: https://wlrn.us/36KPR1w
- NBC6: https://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/climate-change-center-of-conversation-at-broward-youth-summit/2175710/
- Invading Seas: https://www.theinvadingsea.com/2020/01/02/broward-schools-climate-summit-designed-to-help-students-understand-climate-challenges-and-how-to-address-them/
2019 - BCPS middle and high school students attended the inaugural Broward Youth Climate Summit on January 25th, 2019 at the Global Events Center in Fort Lauderdale. The Youth Climate Summit provided a platform for students to advocate for policy change and gives students a voice for promoting environmental sustainability. Students who attended the Summit shared their climate action plans or projects and networked with each other, elected officials and scientists working on sustainability issues.
The event was held in collaboration with the Broward County Environmental Planning and Community Resilience Division.
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Watch students interact with each other and the panelists from BECON's production: https://eduvision.tv/l?egAmDA
The Broward Youth Climate Summit is open to all traditional public middle and high school Broward County Public School students. Applications are accepted for this year's summit until October 31, 2019.
Application - due October 31, 2019 - http://bit.ly/2ndBrowardYouthClimateSummit
2020 - The Second Broward Youth Climate Summit on January 10, 2020 was well attended by over 800 middle and high school students at the Museum of Discovery and Science.
To access the event schedule, session descriptions, and supporters, download here.
Pictured below (L-R): Superintendent Runcie, Susan Cantrick, Beam Furr, Hector Ponte, Heather Brinkworth, Noah Vlenstein, Joseph P. Cox. Picture from the Museum of Discovery and Science and Michael Murphy.
2019 - The inaugural Broward Youth Climate Summit was an exciting, successful event for the more than 400 middle and high school students who attended. Amongst the event activity was a group project where students added their names - see picture below.
To access the event schedule, speaker bios and supporters, download the program here
Summit Sponsors and Sponsorship Opportunities
January 10, 2020 Summit Sponsors: Thank you to all our sponsors for their generous support!
2020 Sponsorship package: 2020 Broward Youth Climate Summit Sponsorship Package
Thank you to all of our 2018-19 generous sponsors for making this event a successful one.
Summit Mission and Committee
Indian Trace Elementary third graders are featured in this tweet regarding the giant cabbages they grew from their garden.