Green Advocacy Academy – Karolina Skowron-Baka
The second national meeting of the Green Advocacy Academy will take place on 28 February at 18:00. The project is co-funded by the European Union under Erasmus+. The meeting will be attended by 3 expert speakers representing the scientific and activist sides.
The second speaker will be Karolina Skowron-Baka, who will talk about „Advocacy and activism – i.e. a holistic approach in action on climate, environment, human rights and animal rights.”!
Karolina Skowron-Baka – Director of Action Democracy. Previously director of the Polish branch of one of the most effective pro-animal organisations in the world according to Animal Charity Evaluators. International speaker on linking the pro-animal movement with the feminist movement. Creator of the Animal Centre at the Women’s Congress. Co-founder of the global Connections Alliance. Co-founder and chief expert of the Parliamentary Group for the Protection of Farmed Animals. Leader of the Polish group
Green Advocacy Academy is a pilot project co-funded by the European Union under the Erasmus+ program. The project is implemented in cooperation with our Finnish partner VISIO and is aimed at young people aged 14-24 from Poland and Finland.
The project will include 7 advocacy workshops for food system transition and agriculture and a trip to Brussels and meetings with decision-makers.
- raise and strengthen awareness among young people about the impact of the current food production system on climate, environment, and human rights;
- create a platform to build competence in advocacy and the importance of civic participation;
- involve young people in systemic activities;
- create a platform for the exchange of experiences, ideas, and innovations between young people from Poland and Finland in the field of climate initiatives and civic activism.
Photo: Karolina Skowron-Baka