School Action Idea Generating Session

Tips from the pros. .  . watch our school action idea generating session from 2021 to hear how For Our Kids members are already taking action on their school board levels, or read the summary below for their top tips.

Kate MacMahon, of the Victoria group says:

  • start early - know when decisions are going to be made, and have your background info ready
  • find an ally on the board - and make sure you elect the right people
  • schools are very sensitive about their budgets
  • connect with community and youth climate action groups. Student voices matter.

Anne Keary, from our Toronto group says:

  • align with municipal climate plans
  • connect with multiple community members

Jenna , from Guelph

  • focus on facts, leave emotions out
  • having a sustainability lead at the school board level makes a huge difference
  • create a pathway to net zero - and align with municipal targets
  • create a sustainable decision criteria for future purchases, decisions, etc.
  • Eco-schools can provide a framework

Find out more on the video below

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