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Teaching Coal: A Curricula Hack-a-Thon

April 15, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join union teachers and other educators this Saturday, April 15th from 11AM-12:30PM at the CA Emergency Education Conference at Dwinelle Hall at UC Berkeley for a workshop on Teaching Coal

TEACHING COAL: A Curricula Hack-a-Thon
Saturday, April 15th from 11-12:30PM
Dwinelle Hall, 2100 Berkeley Way, Berkeley CA (map)

Oakland developer Phil Tagami is planning to build the largest coal export facility on the West Coast right here in Oakland, despite the City of Oakland having banned coal storage and handling last year. Tagami is currently suing the city in an attempt to move forward with his plan to bring dirty coal to our communities.

Coal is the dirtiest fossil fuel on Earth, greatly accelerates climate change, endangers workers, and poses severe public health risks (asthma and cancer, among others) to mostly working class neighborhoods and communities of color along the train tracks.

Join fellow teachers for a discussion on the potential impact of coal on teachers, students, and communities, followed by a “hack-a-thon” to begin to compile and develop curricula for all grade levels and subjects on coal, environmental justice, and climate change.

Workshop sponsored by Climate Workers and No Coal in Oakland, and part of the California Emergency Education Conference (https://www.facebook.com/events/1705553863069392).



April 15, 2017
11:00 am - 12:30 pm


Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley
UC Berkeley Campus
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States