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The Green New Deal and Environmental Justice

  • UNIVERSITY CENTER 63 5th Avenue ROOM UL105 New York, NY, 10003 United States (map)

The Green New Deal is widely discussed, but what does it mean for the communities most directly affected by climate change and environmental injustice? Learn more about the Green New Deal at this roundtable conversation with leaders of the environmental justice struggle including:

Eddie Bautista  Executive Director of New York City Environmental Justice Alliance

Eddie Bautista

Executive Director of New York City Environmental Justice Alliance

Omar Freilla  Founder and Coordinator of Green Worker Co-Op

Omar Freilla

Founder and Coordinator of Green Worker Co-Op

 
Matthew Miles Goodrich  New York State Director of New York Sunrise

Matthew Miles Goodrich

New York State Director of New York Sunrise

Maria Lopez-Nunez  Director of Environmental Justice & Community Development at Ironbound Community Corporation

Maria Lopez-Nunez

Director of Environmental Justice & Community Development at Ironbound Community Corporation

 
Dr. Nicky Sheats, Esq.  Director of the Center for the Urban Environment of John S. Watson Institute for Public Policy at Thomas Edison State University

Dr. Nicky Sheats, Esq.

Director of the Center for the Urban Environment of John S. Watson Institute for Public Policy at Thomas Edison State University

 
 

The discussion will be moderated by Dr. Ana Baptista, director of the Tishman Environment and Design Center, the university’s hub for research, policy development, and activism around environmental and climate justice and sustainability.

Please sign up for this event here: https://sched.co/TsDx

This talk is presented by the Tishman Environment and Design Center.

Earlier Event: September 27
Marketplace of the Future 2019
Later Event: November 3
TAR SANDS SONGBOOK