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Community Resilience Partnership Project

Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Join The Nature Conservancy and Maine Environmental Education Association's Changemakers Residents to learn about Maine's Community Resilience Parnership!



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  • Cost: Free
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This event is handicap accessible

The Community Resilience Partnership is a program by the Governor's Office of Policy Innovation and the Future (GOPIF) with the goal to help Maine communities fund projects to reduce energy use and costs, transition to clean energy, and improve climate change resilience through community action and service provider grants. Join us to learn more about local climate resiliency projects and how The Nature Conservancy is teaming up with communities across the state!

This Ted Exford Climate Stewards lecture is supported by Dave & Loretta (Exford) Hoglund.

About the Presenters

Sinet Kroch is a recent graduate from Bucknell University, double majoring in Environmental Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies. She is inspired by her farming background and experience working with organizations that promote environmentally friendly practices, while addressing the exclusivity of marginalized communities in important decision-making processes. Sinet aspires to become an environmental management specialist, specifically in tackling the global issue of climate crisis and helping at-risk communities adapt to life in a changing climate. Sinet’s commitment and passion is to work on programs that center on the voices of marginalized groups and divert resources to meet their needs. Sinet is thrilled to share her perspectives and experiences at her workplace and looks forward to learning from her colleagues.  

Deb Paredes is a queer first generation Latinx American and a graduate of the University of Maine, majoring in Biology with a minor in Ecology and Environmental Science. Deb believes that environmental education is a key factor in climate action and is passionate about reaching underserved communities in Maine. As a community organizer, Deb strongly advocates for social and environmental justice, land back, and intersectionality within each of these causes and beyond. Deb currently works on climate action projects as part of Maine Environmental Education Association and The Nature Conservancy in Maine.

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