Academy of Life Long Learning
Climate Justice Work in American Cities

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How can cities foster a just transition to a clean and carbon-neutral future that recognizes and redresses both the disproportionate burdens and benefits of the fossil fuel economy?

Join us to explore what is currently being done - and pathways to do more - in prioritizing climate action that advances the health and well-being of communities of color, low-income communities, and other historically marginalized communities.

Moderator:

Michael Shank, Director of Communications, Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance; Adjunct Faculty, NYUSPS Center for Global Affairs

Panelists:

Dan Guilbeault, Chief, Sustainability and Equity Branch, DC Department of Energy and Environment

Lylianna Allala, Climate Justice Director, City of Seattle

Matthew Kwatinetz, Director, NYUSPS Urban Lab; Clinical Assistant Professor of Real Estate Economics, NYUSPS Schack Real Estate Institute

Peggy Shepard, Co-Founder and Executive Director, WE ACT for Environmental Justice

Jaimes Valdez, Portland Clean Energy Fund, City of Portland

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This event is offered by the NYUSPS Center for Global Affairs and forms a part of the launch of the new NYUSPS Energy, Climate Justice, and Sustainability Lab.

DATE APRIL 20, 2021
TIME 12PM-1PM EST
LOCATION Virtual via Zoom
Contact sps.global.affairs@nyu.edu
DATE APRIL 20, 2021
TIME 12PM-1PM EST
LOCATION Virtual via Zoom
Contact sps.global.affairs@nyu.edu

RSVP HERE

How can cities foster a just transition to a clean and carbon-neutral future that recognizes and redresses both the disproportionate burdens and benefits of the fossil fuel economy?

Join us to explore what is currently being done - and pathways to do more - in prioritizing climate action that advances the health and well-being of communities of color, low-income communities, and other historically marginalized communities.

Moderator:

Michael Shank, Director of Communications, Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance; Adjunct Faculty, NYUSPS Center for Global Affairs

Panelists:

Dan Guilbeault, Chief, Sustainability and Equity Branch, DC Department of Energy and Environment

Lylianna Allala, Climate Justice Director, City of Seattle

Matthew Kwatinetz, Director, NYUSPS Urban Lab; Clinical Assistant Professor of Real Estate Economics, NYUSPS Schack Real Estate Institute

Peggy Shepard, Co-Founder and Executive Director, WE ACT for Environmental Justice

Jaimes Valdez, Portland Clean Energy Fund, City of Portland

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This event is offered by the NYUSPS Center for Global Affairs and forms a part of the launch of the new NYUSPS Energy, Climate Justice, and Sustainability Lab.