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Advancing Environmental Justice and Climate Action

COVID-19 is one of many overlapping crises, with structural racism, climate change, and disproportionate pollution impacts being others. This panel is meant to address these last two, with perspectives on the opportunities to advance climate action and environmental justice as part of COVID-19 recovery. Speakers will address policy, advocacy work, community organizing, and the need for need for connections between research, advocacy, and communities.


Bernadette Austin
Acting Director, UC Davis Center for Regional Change

Hana Creger
Environmental Equity Program Manager, Greenlining Institute

Nailah Pope-Harden
Policy Advocate, ClimatePlan

A fireside chat with speakers sharing their perspectives on the advancing environmental justice and climate action during coronavirus recovery.  A moderator will facilitate a discussion session with the audience.

At the conclusion of this session, registered participants will have the option of joining a 30-minute small-group breakout session.

This session will be simulcast on YouTube for observer access.

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