The second annual 4Ward Americas LGBTI Human Rights Symposium & Business Expo connects, educates and empowers the South Florida LGBTQ+ community through a stellar forum consisting of changemakers throughout various global regions.
In partnership with Vizcaya Museum & Gardens and the CLEO Institute, 4Ward Miami is excited to present a complimentary breakfast and training in climate literacy for a special Civic Engagement & Advocacy Day during the Gay8 Festival Weekend.
Vizcaya is an enduring, inclusive and innovative place that inspires people to embrace the cultural vitality and environmental sustainability of the world around us. For more information about Vizcaya visit http://www.vizcaya.org/about.asp
The CLEO Institute is a non-profit, non-partisan organization exclusively dedicated to climate change education, engagement, and advocacy. https://www.cleoinstitute.org/
The training is entitled, "Climate Change 101: The Science, the Urgency and the Solutions to the Climate Crisis that is Impacting the Americas." Afterwards, a complimentary guided walking tour of the Vizcaya Gardens will follow.
Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Vizcaya Village Garage, 3250 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33129.
Complimentary with Registration.
- Although the event is complimentary, please be sure to register for a ticket as the event is limited seating.
- Attire is casual as a complimentary guided walking tour of Vizcaya Gardens is included in your reservation.
4Ward Miami sponsored two Youth Ambassadors and their Professional Mentor from South Florida to attend the UN Youth Assembly in August 2018. The program was designed to train and cultivate emerging international youth leaders.
In 2018 4Ward Miami hosted several social justice lectures ranging from "Hate Crimes in the LGBTQ Community" facilitated by an expert from the Brennan Center for Justice; and "LGBTQ Media and Activism Across the Americas" with award winning journalist, Michael Lavers, from the Washington Blade.
In 2018 4Ward Miami supported local and international LGBTQ social justice organizations through sponsorships such as: