Facilitated by Zahrah Vawda
Guest Speaker: Rabia Begum
Free to attend
This online discussion will take place in response to the online performance of Can I Live? by Fehinti Balogun.
Join a live online discussion that invites guest speakers involved in local climate activism to the stage to share their own journeys, experiences and learnings from the climate movement. Whether you are new to climate conversation or have been involved and are looking for next steps, you’ll hear new perspectives, possibilities and actions to inspire you. Learn more about some of the areas within the climate movement that are mentioned in the show.
There will be space within these discussions for you to join in and ask your own questions
About Guest Speaker Rabia Begum
Rabia Begum is a student, artist, and activist based in Liverpool and Manchester. She is a board member on Manchester Climate Change Youth Board and artist working on Manchester Art Gallery’s Climate Justice Group. Rabia has worked on several projects with young people in Manchester, including ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Refuse’, working as a Youth Co-Researcher, collaborating with Local Alternatives, which set out to reimagine local environments with children and young people. Rabia was a recent key speaker at Ripples of Hope Festival on Environment & The Planet, Co-Chairing the “Stop Screwing Up Our Future” talk. She has written an article on Art UK on Winston Churchill in Gallery Oldham: a complex legacy, and has recently worked on Voices For Action, as well as and delivering her workshop/ installation Future Roots at Oldham Library, a project by Crossing Footprints as part of the Great Big Green Week.
About Facilitator Zahrah Vawda
Zahrah is a writer, visual artist and creative facilitator working with themes of nature, environment and community connection.
Find out more on Zahrah’s website