Posts in Climate Training
CLEO facilitates breakout sessions at Climate Corrections conference

On Thursday, October 3, Caroline Lewis, CLEO’s Founder and Senior Climate Adviser, participated in the second annual Climate Corrections conference in Orlando. Caroline served a speaker, presenter, and facilitator for breakout sessions.

This conference was held in collaboration with the Volo Foundation, University of Central Florida, and the City of Orlando. The event is dedicated to sharing and collaborating on the solutions of climate change.

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Climate Talk at Arcola Lakes Library in Little River

With hurricane season well underway, The CLEO Institute spearheaded a hurricane preparedness discussion in the Little River/West Little River neighborhood as part of a Miami-Dade County grant. On Thursday, September 19, CLEO held its third Hurricane Preparedness and Climate Talk at Arcola Lakes Library.

The workshop was facilitated by Natalie Rivas, CLEO’s Program Manager, and Olivia Collins, CLEO’s Director of Programs.

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Climate Training, 2019, Q3Natalia Ortiz
ERW 4: We Lead

On Thursday, September 12, CLEO hosted its fourth and final workshop in the second Allapattah edition of its 2019 Empowering Resilient Women program.

Held at the Allapattah Branch Library, the workshop was titled “We Lead” and taught attendees how to use mindfulness as a leadership tool.

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2019, Climate Training, Q3Natalia Ortiz
Launch of CLEO Speakers Network 2019 Fall Cohort

On Tuesday, September 10, more than 20 individuals attended the launch of the third and final cohort of the 2019 CLEO Speaker’s Network at the Center for Social Change. This fall cohort featured people from all ages and background, including our youngest speaker to be certified, 5th grader -Christopher Lyons! 

After a brief program introduction by Olivia Collins, CLEO’s Director of Programs, the session officially launched with the formal climate training. Natalie Rivas, the CSN coach and CLEO’s Program Manager, led students through a two-hour-long training that covered the causes and effects of climate change, as well as tangible solutions.

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2019, Climate Training, Q3Natalia Ortiz
Climate and Hurricane Preparedness Talk in Little River

With hurricane season well underway, The CLEO Institute spearheaded a hurricane preparedness discussion in the Little River/West Little River neighborhood as part of a Miami-Dade County grant. On Thursday, September 5, CLEO held its second Climate and Hurricane Preparedness Talk.

The workshop was facilitated by Natalie Rivas, CLEO’s Program Manager, and Julieta Rodrigo, CLEO’s Program Coordinator. 

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ERW 2: We Prepare

On Thursday, August 15, CLEO hosted its second workshop in the second Allapattah edition of its 2019 Empowering Resilient Women program.

Held at the Allapattah Branch Library, the workshop was titled “We PREPARE” and taught attendees how to prepare for the impacts of intensified hurricanes with a focus on financial preparedness.

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Miami-Dade County Public Schools Climate Talk

Miami-Dade County Public Schools invited CLEO to their Professional Development Day that took place August 8 at Miami-Dade College North Campus. Science teachers and department heads who wanted to know more about integrating climate science into their curriculum attended 2 informational sessions led by the Director of Development, Natalia Ortiz and Program Manager, Natalie Rivas.

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Climate Talks in West Little River

On Thursday, August 8, CLEO staff kicked off the Climate Talks at Arcola Lakes Library. The workshop was facilitated by Natalie Rivas, the Program Manager, and Olivia Collins, the Director of Programs. It began with a 30-minute Climate 101, where Natalie explained the science, impacts and solutions of the climate crisis. Olivia followed with a detailed 20-minute hurricane preparedness component, expanding on what kind of items make a complete hurricane kit and what county and community resources are available to residents.

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ERW 1: We Learn

On Thursday, August 1, CLEO hosted its first workshop in the second Allapattah edition of its 2019 Empowering Resilient Women program. A record-breaking 30+ people were in attendance.

Held at the Allapattah Branch Library, the workshop was titled “We LEARN” and taught participants the basics of human-enhanced climate change, its impacts in our daily lives and what solutions can be practiced today.

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CLEO educates Superhero Leadership Academy interns

On Thursday, July 25, The CLEO Institute was invited to give a climate lecture to a group of sixteen high school and college students that were interning through Superhero Leadership Academy.

Julieta Rodrigo, CLEO’s Program Coordinator, led the students through a two-hour comprehensive overview of the climate crisis and how it affects communities in South Florida and around the world.

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Climate Talks workshop in Little Havana

On Wednesday, June 19, the CLEO Institute hosted its third and last Climate Talks workshop of 2019 in Little Havana. More than 20 people were in attendance.

The event was hosted at the Hispanic Branch Library of Miami Dade County with the aim to inform residents on the impacts of climate change to their health and quality of life and what they can do to become an engaged participant in the mitigation and adaptation of their community.

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