New! Federal Transportation Funding and Climate Action with Transportation for America: 6-7pm on Mon, June 15
This Monday, come hear from Transportation for America's Policy Director Scott Goldstein about the intersection of federal transportation policy & climate change, and about our unique opportunity for reform. We'll discuss how federal transportation policy worsens climate change, what needs to be done to make it better, what the just-released House transportation bill would do, and the role of advocates - including you! This event will take place via Zoom. All registered attendees will receive a link approximately 15 minutes prior to the start of the event. RSVP here.
GRID Alternatives Lunch & Learn: 12-1pm on Tue, June 16
On Tuesday, join Urban Environmentalists and the Women’s Environmental Network (WEN) for a "lunch & learn" conversation and Q&A with Dani Mahrer, GRID Alternatives' Bay Area Partnerships and Communications Officer. We’ll hear about GRID's groundbreaking programs in sustainable multifamily housing, shared solar in disadvantaged communities, tribal energy sovereignty, shared clean mobility, diverse workforce development, and mor . This event will take place via Zoom. All registered attendees will receive a link approximately 15 minutes prior to the start of the event. RSVP today!
Climate Justice with Terry Taplin: Building an Equitable & Resilient Berkeley, June 21, 7pm
Join Urban Environmentalists and East Bay for Everyone in conversation with Terry, a Berkeley City Council candidate, about the intersection of race, housing, and pollution in West Berkeley. West Berkeley is a frontline, working class black and brown community that faces sea level rise, deteriorating infrastructure, pollution from fossil fuel pipelines and a major freeway. How can we use the pillars of equity and innovation to create a climate resilient, mobility-inclusive ecodistrict with vibrant industry and equitable and abundant housing? Register on the Zoom Webinar page.
New affiliate event: Making Urbanism Antiracist with Warren Logan: 6-7pm on Tue, June 23
How should planners, advocates, public officials and urbanists advance the cause of racial justice? Join YIMBY Action for a conversation with Warren Logan, Policy Director of Mobility and Interagency Relations, City of Oakland. This is the first in YIMBY Action's "Making Urbanism Antiracist" series; an ongoing conversation on how housing and transit people must advance racial equity. This event will take place via Zoom. Register now!
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