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Montreal-based cultural organizer hosts community conversation on climate change, income security

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 01/31/2022

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MONTREAL: Montreal-based cultural organizer Amanda Vincelli a has completed a community conversation on the links between climate change, income security and community resilience for artists and cultural workers across Canada.

Organized in partnership with the Green Resilience Project, the conversation aimed to identify and document a wide range of perspectives on what community members need to build resilience and encourage local action on all the aspects of the climate crisis.

Climate change and income insecurity are two of the most urgent challenges facing Canadian residents. The conversation brought community members together to discuss the connections between these issues, brainstorm solutions and identify what they need to put them into action.

Details from the conversation will be shared in the Green Resilience Project’s final report, to be published in April 2022.

For all media queries, please contact:

Cecilia Stuart, the Green Resilience Project
cecilia@greenresilience.ca

The Green Resilience Project is managed and delivered by Energy Mix Productions, Basic Income Canada Network, Coalition Canada Basic Income – Revenu de base, Basic Income Canada Youth Network, national experts and local partners. Funding is generously provided by Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Climate Action and Awareness Fund.

Amanda Vincelli is a cultural organizer based in Tio’tia:ke(Montreal). She is a curator for The Nature of Cities festival and a co-founder of Navel, an art centre in Los Angeles. In Tio’tia:ke/Montreal, she supports the revolutionary work of Brique par brique and is involved with the SHIFT Centre for Social Transformation, the development of a community space with Les Ateliers de la Transition and Îlot, a local community currency. She is invested in uplifting community economies and co-creating liberatory spaces for personal and collective emancipation.