The calendar shows events we are part of, and events we are sponsoring. For more events of interest, check out our partners Climate Council of Kansas City and Deep Roots KC.

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Apr
17
Sat
Climate Conversations: Visionary Activist AY Young @ Zoom - register below for link
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
We are delighted to have our next
Climate Conversations 
with

Visionary Activist AY Young

Musician | Entrepreneur | United Nations Global Young Leader

Sat. April 17, 2021 10-11 am CDT on Zoom

Watch Party for Earth Festival 2021 Online Earth Day Celebration

where AY will be the Keynote Speaker

Join us before the start of the Earth Festival to …

  • meet AY, UN’s Global Young Leader from the USA, and learn about his upcoming sustainability projects
  • learn about the United Nation’s 2030 Agenda and Global Goals for Sustainable Development (17 SDGs)
  • explore topics you’re passionate about to nurture a sustainable planet and see how your ideas fit into the SDGs
  • experience a preview taste of AY’s uplifting and joyful music as he creates his next album with 17 new songs for the planet

“It’s all about one action every day towards your dreams or goals or towards sustainability. If we all take one action, like outlets, we can change the world.”           

~Visionary Activist AY Young

Register here:

Register separately for events during Earth Festival 2021 Online Earth Day Celebrationthat begins 11 am, immediately after the watch party.

AY Young, a Kansas City, MO singer-songwriter, dancer, producer, and sustainability advocate has been named by the United Nations as “1 of 17” 2020 World Youth Leaders, after having been selected from 18,000 nominations from 186 countries. AY is the only Youth Leader selected from the United States.

AY, who is one of the first artists in the world to power his concerts with 100% renewable energy, was recognized by a national energy publication, The Energy News, as one of the “40 Under 40” leaders and innovators from across the United States for their work to transition to a clean energy economy.

Connect with AY!           Battery Tour             AY-MusiK

May
15
Sat
Climate Conversations: Visionary Activist Sheryl Hammontree, Thoughtful Threads @ Zoom - register below for link
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
We are delighted to have our next
Climate Conversations 
with

Visionary Activist

Sheryl Hammontree

Founder of Thoughtful Threads

Saturday May 15, 2021 10 am-noon CDT on Zoom

Register here:

Thoughtful Threads is a heart-centered line of expressive apparel that supercharges connection by spreading messages of empowerment, equality, LOVE and kindness.

Sheryl’s journey to shift her inspirational clothing company to be fully sustainable is a fascinating story.

She describes herself as very “green” at being “Green” but nevertheless, during the pandemic, plunged headfirst into all aspects of the sourcing and manufacturing processes of her company to establish Thoughtful Threads’ new Environmentally Conscious product line.

Jun
19
Sat
Climate Conversations: Visionary Activist Carl Stafford with MY REGION WINS! @ Zoom
Jun 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for an engaging

Climate Conversation

with Visionary Activist

Carl Stafford

Founder of MY REGION WINS!

Saturday, June 19, 2021

10 am – noon CDT on Zoom

Register here:

This program will give you a glimpse into the heart and mind of a neighborhood community activist and coach. You’ll learn how Carl melds activism with art through his passion for environmental and social justice.

At this event, held on Juneteenth, a day to commemorate the ending of slavery in the United States, Carl will share his perspective on the intersection of racial and social inequities and how they are impacted by climate change and the environment.

My Region Wins!

Carl Stafford

Carl Stafford is the Founder & Visionary of MY REGION WINS! (MRW!). Carl has 12+ years of experience in the nonprofit sector. Carl holds a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Kansas City Art Institute,  received his Community Coaching Certification from Fowler International Academy of Professional Coaching.

Born & raised on the west side of the 5th District in Kansas City, Missouri. Carl’s goal is to turn the west side of District 5 into a destination location by using the Arts and nature to address environmental and social injustice.

“If your Bruce Wayne has a Batman or Diana Prince has a Wonder Woman, let MY REGION WINS! be your Alfred.” – Carl Stafford – Founder, Visionary, Certified Community Coach