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Climate Anxiety Workshop

THEMUSEUM hosted a ‘Day of Action’ which explored the connections between children’s mental health and climate change. This event provided participants with actionable strategies and tools to help them cope with and mitigate climate anxiety.

The event included three virtual workshops offering participants unique strategies to help manage climate anxiety and feel empowered to take action. Did you miss out on the event? Check out the resources provided by our partners below!

Watch the YouTube Live

Session 1: General Mental Wellness

We were delighted to hear from Rebecca Pister and Holly from WAYVE who talked about mental wellness and self-care strategies. You can find their resources below:

Mental Health Resources

Session 2: Eco Grief, Hope and Online Hygiene

Tina Chan, wanted to share some of her projects. 

Session 3: Climate Action Panel

Our panelists in the third session were delighted to share with you. Below are the links to the different organizations if you want to learn more about the great work they’re doing.

Climate Action Waterloo Region

CAWR –Contribute to the Action Strategy 

Reep Green Solutions

  • Learn more about how your daily choices impact climate change through Project Neutral

50 by 30 Waterloo Region

  • Learn more about becoming a 50 by 30 WR Champion
  • Join the climate action conversation by submitting a 2 minutes video to the team at 50 by 30 Waterloo Region.

Learn More

    • Youth are encouraged to make their own 2 minute climate video that answers these questions:
      • How does climate change make you feel?
      • How old you are now, how old you will be in 2030, and in 2050?
      • Why do you want climate action?
      • What do you like about living in Waterloo Region?
      • Why should Waterloo Region be leaders in the fight against climate change?
    • Once finished, creators can  send a link to their finished video to

Pins and Needles Fabric Company

Waterloo Catholic School Board

Waterloo Region District School Board

Time: Saturday, December 12 at 10am.