Q: Can you please introduce yourself?
I’m Carmelle Cachero. I am one of the ASL interpreters for 12. I live on the unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnaabe (Colonially known as Ottawa).
Q: What does being in 12 mean to you?
I feel honoured to be invited to share the stage with these amazing youth who are sharing their message to the world. It means a lot that the whole team involved in 12 recognizes the importance of making their message accessible to the Deaf community.
Q: What’s your favorite part of the natural world? Why?
Being alone and looking on when the sun is just rising, starting a new day, and the smell of an early summer morning.
Q: What’s one of your specific Climate Change worries?
I am worried about the amount of waste we produce as humans and that we are running out of time to remedy the situation.
Q: What’s a question you’d like to ask anyone you could about Climate Change?
What can you do to reduce waste and encourage others to do the same?
Q: When the audience leaves 12, you hope they will :
Make a real effort to make the changes they can as an individual to be more mindful of their impact on the whole.
Q: What’s your favorite word?