On April 13, we held an open forum on Zoom for community members to help inform our climate planning & strategies.

Learn about climate change in our area,
discuss local government’s plans.

We are convening a forum on understanding and managing climate-related risks facing our community, aimed at increasing our resilience. The purpose of this forum is to bring people together to identify issues, think about what the future might look like for Central Pennsylvania, and find common ground solutions.

This initial forum will help set the stage for promoting policies and practices that improve our community, lessen human impacts on the environment, strengthen local economies, and engage community members.

All are welcome to attend

Community members

Residents & people who work here

Local government

Elected officials


Penn State & SCASD

Business owners

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30 mins
Welcome, introduction of key climate impacts in the area
1 hour
Randomly-assigned breakout rooms discuss
30 mins
Sharing out from breakout rooms, conclusion

This will be a facilitated forum led by Professor Lara Fowler and her law students who are enrolled in an environmental mediation course at Penn State Law. (Read more here.) They will be conducting a series of interviews before the forum; if you would like to talk with them, please contact

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