Mon, 19 Apr|
Newtown Anglican Church - Main Hall
Lead The Way - Jean Hinchliffe
Want to take action and fight for what’s right, but don’t know where to start? Join us as bright and passionate 17-year-old activist Jean Hinchliffe discusses her book 'Lead the Way' with climate advocate Varsha Yajman.
Time & Location
19 Apr 2021, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm AEST
Newtown Anglican Church - Main Hall, 187-189 Church St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
About The Event
About the Event
Want to take action and fight for what’s right, but don’t know where to start? Join us as author of Lead the Way, bright and passionate 17-year-old activist Jean Hinchliffe appears in conversation with climate advocate Varsha Yajman.
Tickets are FREE for students and pensioners, or FREE when you purchase a copy of Lead the Way.
About the Book
Lead the Way is the ultimate guide to activism and making systemic change, your way. Jean Hinchliffe is one of the key organisers of School Strikes 4 Climate, and in this book she shares her tools, stories and learnings from the movement with you. From identifying your cause to finding allies, planning a march, nailing your messaging, public speaking and working with the media, to the importance of self-care when you’re on your activist journey, Lead the Way will guide you to start changing the world today. Teenagers are leading the way towards a better future and you can too.
About the Author
Jean Hinchliffe is a 17-year-old climate activist and an organiser within School Strike 4 Climate. She campaigns for legislative action against the sourcing and usage of fossil fuels, along with pushing for Australia to become fully carbon neutral.
Jean is passionate about social, political, and environmental issues and began her activism at age 13, when she volunteered with the Vote Yes campaign for marriage equality. Since then, she has also volunteered with organisations such as GetUp and Stop Adani.
About the Moderator
Varsha Yajman is an 18-year-old university student and climate advocate. She has been an organiser for School Strike for Climate and was the 2020 NSW Schools Coordinator for the AYCC. Seeing the inadequacy of climate action being taken sparked her passion to engage in an intersectional movement that is not only about fighting for climate action but climate justice.
Your ticket to the event.
Event Ticket + Book
Your ticket to the event, plus a pre-ordered copy of Lead The Way (a saving of $5)