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Understanding the New Trail of Tears

Tue September 28, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Climate Change Mitigation
Presenter: Pat Hynes
Tuesday, September 28, 2-3 p.m. on Zoom
Free, register here

Migration from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras to the U.S.-Mexico border increased rapidly from 2007 through 2021.  Why do they leave?  Hunger drives their flight…They are climate refugees.  Pat Hynes will present and discuss photos and facts regarding Central American migrants, and address climate policy solutions for these beleaguered countries

.The Fall 2021 GCC Senior Symposia offers six, one-hour presentations from late September to early November on weekdays, from 2:00-3:00 p.m., with a typical format of a 45-minute presentation, followed by 15 minutes for questions from the Zoom audience.  All are free of charge.  See https://noncredit.gcc.mass.edu/browse/senior-learning/senior-symposium  for descriptions. Talks also available free online after each presentation, with no registration required.