Addressing the Climate Elephant with Friends and Family

Mon Nov 11, 2019, Toronto, ON

Tired of family gatherings that end with a tense discussion or eye rolling? Speaking with friends and family about climate change can be one of the most difficult conversations to hold.

Join Carbon Conversations TO on Monday, November 11 to learn how to approach the topic and how to have an effective conversation about climate change and what it means to each of us. This two hour workshop is a safe space to address climate change concerns in our lives and personal relationships.

Topics this workshop will touch on include:

• How to help others feel that the subject is important to them and that they can do something about it
• How to manage conflicts about the subject with people who we love and like
• How to cope with our feelings when the topic comes up.

Date: Monday, November 11
Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: Friends House, 60 Lowther Avenue, TO, ON, M56 1C7 (near St George subway)

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About the workshop moderators:

Brianna Aspinall
In 2017 Brianna started the journey of bringing Carbon Conversations to Toronto for the first time. This has led to many conversations about climate change with friends, family members, and colleagues met with positive responses and many learning opportunities.

Brianna is trained as a leadership facilitator and has facilitated numerous conversations at community meetings and training sessions. Most recently she has focused on engaging in conversation regarding climate change and helping individuals explore their own emotions, values, and motives to act on climate change.

Aryne Sheppard, M.A., M.Ed
Aryne is an adult educator, facilitator and counselor specializing in transformative learning. She has worked in the areas of environmental advocacy, personal growth & wellness, leadership development and counseling for 20 years.

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