POSTPONED - Earth Optimism Teen Event: Changing the Climate Conversation
POSTPONED - Earth Optimism Teen Event: Changing the Climate Conversation
WhenSaturday, March 14, 2020, 1 – 5 PM
CategoriesCelebrations, Demonstrations, Lectures & Discussions, Workshops
SponsorNatural History Museum
VenueNatural History Museum
Event LocationGround Floor, Q?rius
CostFree. Please check back for rescheduled date.
AccessibilityWheelchair accessible

The Teen Earth Optimism event scheduled for Saturday, March 14th at the National Museum of Natural history has been postponed. The event will be rescheduled at a later date. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Original Event Description:

Come Celebrate Earth Optimism 2020

Once again, Q?rius will be closed to the public and open only to teens, plus scientists, curators, community leaders, and other experts. Join us for an afternoon of hands-on activities, conversation, and action.

  • Hang Out: Meet other local teens and enjoy FREE sustainable and local food!
  • Be Empowered: Explore ways to make informed decisions that have an impact.
  • Be Informed: Talk with scientists, community leaders, and your peers about about climate science and solutions.
  • Get Involved: Find out about Earth Day events, local projects to join, and ways to start your own efforts.
What Is Happening? Who Will You Meet?
Teen Panel
Hear teens voice their climate concerns and stories of hope for the future.

Food Social
Enjoy local sustainable food while meeting other local teens. Help make this a Zero Waste food event.

Empowerment Discussions
Join a group of teens and experts for an in-depth exploration focused on climate change problem solving.

Conversation Stations
Talk with experts from a variety of scientific fields and community organizations who bring different perspectives to the climate conversation and learn about opportunities to get involved. Visit the Earth Optimism Teen Event web page ( for expert bios.

Accessibility: Access services such as American Sign Language interpretation, real-time captioning (CART), or audio description are available with two-weeks advanced notice. To request this service, please call (202) 633-5238 or e-mail This event is wheelchair accessible.…
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