Join one of the mothers of the environmental justice movement, Dr. Mildred McClain, as she shares wisdom and lessons from a lifetime of work. As she passes on her inimitable knowledge, Dr. McClain encourages the coming generation of justice leaders to be resilient and stay with the work until a change comes—to make a difference in their community and in the world.
Lovingly known to many as their “Mama Bahati,” Dr. McClain brings together multiple cultural traditions in her work and incorporates healing practices such as:
Song and spoken word
For those who identify as women on the front lines for climate and environmental justice, this experience will restore and equip your spirit, help you build personal resilience, and strengthen your network of support.
This workshop is by application only. Please submit your materials according to the directions on this page.
This workshop has been cancelled.
Tuition covers your workshop costs and time spent in class with the faculty. Please see Stay With Us below for accommodation choices—which include meals and other amenities for those who wish to stay with us. Or see Commute for those who will not be staying on campus overnight
Stay With Us
Accommodations cover your room, all meals, and use of amenities and facilities—which includes optional classes, paddling on the lake, walking trails, parking, and all other guest services.
A list of local hotels and inns is available for those who wish to stay off-campus and commute (see Commute).
2 nights commuter fee
The commuter fee includes lunch and use of amenities and facilities. A list of local hotels and inns is available.
See our Cancellation Policy.
Certificate of Attendance : $25