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BAYCS 2023

The 4th annual Bay Area Youth Climate Summit was held on October 14th, 2023, generously by the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.

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4th Annual Bay Area Youth Climate Summit
Saturday, 9 AM - 3:30 PM, October 14, 2023

On October 14th, we gathered around our 4th annual Bay Area Youth Climate Summit, hosted at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco! We built community with over 230 youth, educators, & climate leaders, representing 93 high schools from the Bay Area & beyond for an incredible day of knowledge-building, community resilience, & change-making! The summit included guest speakers, workshops, & lunch activities! 

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Keynote Speaker

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A Hopeful Climate Horizon: Bridging Climate Cognition & Systemic Change

Keynote By: Molly Kawahata (she/her)

Molly Kawahata is the founder of Systemic Impact Strategies, a former White House climate advisor in the Obama Administration, and the subject of the Patagonia film, The Scale of Hope (2022). Her works center around harnessing psychology to reframe societal narratives with hope and empowerment. She is a Board Member of the Environmental Voter Project and an Advisory Council Member of the AAPI Victory Fund.

Workshops & Speakers

Check out our many different workshops and speakers!

Morning Workshops
Afternoon Workshops