California 2012: Convergence of Climate Change and Communities of Color

This event took place on:
Monday, April 16, 7:00 - 8:30pm
Location

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The Department of Water and Power (DWP) San Fernando Valley Generating Station

Energy, air quality, climate change in California… state and local agencies are working to address these issues, but how do these efforts impact low-income and communities of color? KPCC’s environment reporter Molly Peterson talks with representatives of The Nature Conservancy, Clean Air Matters and the LURNetwork about the intersection of health, safety and quality of life in the urban core.

Panelists include:

- Angela Johnson Meszaros, environmental justice activist and lawyer who blogs at Clean Air Matters

- Alfredo Gonzalez, director, South Coast and Deserts Region, The Nature Conservancy

- Alfred Fraijo Jr., partner, Sheppard Mullin; board chair, the LURNetwork, a multi-disciplinary coalition committed to build and promote sustainable communities

6:30pm - Doors Open
7:00pm - Program

Admission is FREE, but RSVP's are required.


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