Posts in Advocacy
Youth in Miami Lead School Strike to Protest Inaction over Climate Change

On Friday, September 20, more than 500 students, teachers, and community members participated in a global climate strike at Miami Beach City Hall to raise awareness of the climate crisis, protest government inaction, and demand a renewable energy transition.

This strike was held in collaboration between The CLEO Institute and fifteen organizations across South Florida. The entire CLEO staff was present at this event.

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2019, Q3, AdvocacyNatalia Ortiz
CLEO participates in Green Latinos webinar

On Thursday, September 19, The CLEO Institute participated in a webinar hosted by Green Latinos. Yoca Arditi-Rocha, CLEO’s Executive Director, shared information about the September 20 youth climate strike in Miami Beach and how attendees could get involved. Yoca also discussed the role of Miami as a front-line community in the climate crisis.

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2019, Q3, AdvocacyNatalia Ortiz
GenCLEO Meet Up

On Tuesday, June 18, thirty students (and a few professors) gathered at the Center for Social Change for a GenCLEO meeting. Led by Caroline Lewis, CLEO’s founder, the students learned the impacts of climate change on the Earth’s atmosphere and the environment, as well as how to connect the dots of the climate crisis, such as how climate change is linked to loss of biodiversity, national security issues, economic challenges, and more.

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2019, AdvocacyNatalia Ortiz
Climate Change Workshop at West Kendall Regional Library

On Wednesday. May 8, Olivia Collins, CLEO’s Director of Programs, gave a Climate 101 talk to twenty residents at West Kendall Regional Library, hosted in the library’s YouMake Miami Space. Attendees ranged from 12 to 70 years old. The presentation covered the causes and impacts of climate change, as well as tangible solutions. Following the presentation, attendees wrote letters to their commissioners to express their concerns about climate change, asking them to take action.

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