Call for Applications: The Climate Reality Project Training for Africans
The Climate Reality Project, an organization focused on creating a global movement to influence action on the climate crisis. On March 12-14 in Johannesburg, South Africa and will be hosting a training for new Climate Reality Leaders to help grow the movement, and invite you to apply.
The trainees will work with former US Vice President Al Gore to learn how to speak effectively about climate change to audiences of all kinds. Attendees will learn to communicate their personal story about climate change to engage audiences, learn scientific facts, network other influential people, and gain organizing and social media skills. The training will also focus on region specific issues including water and resource scarcity, issues surrounding land and agriculture, and the deployment of alternative energy options in Africa.
Key points about the training:
- Climate Reality Leadership Trainings are completely self-funded by attendees. There is no fee to attend the training, and you will need to pay for your own travel and lodging. During the training, The Climate Reality Project will provide all training materials.
- All trainings are in English. If English is not your primary language, you will be required to do your own personal translation of materials during and after the training.
- Climate Leaders commit to a minimum of ten (10) activities with The Climate Reality Project, including presentations, press and other events within a year after attending a training, and will be required to sign an agreement prior to the training.
- If accepted, you must attend all three (3) days of the training and may be required to participate in other activities prior to your arrival.
- Completing the training means you will be a member of the Climate Reality Leadership Corps and join our global network of Climate Reality Leaders.
- A parent or legal guardian must accompany an accepted applicant who is under the age of 17 and both parties must be accepted in order attend the Climate Reality Leadership Training.
Deadline: February, 7th 2014
For more information: http://climaterealityproject.org/africa-training-application/