Environmental & Climate Justice Forum NEW DATE

Start: Saturday, April 13, 201910:00 AM

End: Saturday, April 13, 2019 1:30 PM


Join us as we look at environmental and climate problems that impact our community -- polluting diesel trucks in the South End, the proposed fracked gas power plant in Sheridan Hollow and devastation of our friends and family who survived Hurricane Maria. Speakers will look at solutions for our community and for statewide climate justice.

Here's our list of Morning Speakers

Dr. Pedro Caban, Department of Latin American,
Caribbean & U.S. Latino Studies, SUNY Albany

Felix QuiƱones-Nieves, The Center for Human
Services Research, SUNY Albany

Natalie Penna, Student Climate Leader

Cessie Alfonso, Board Member, CD Citizen Action

Dan D. Irizarry, Chairman, Capital District LATINOS

Merton Simpson, Albany County Legislator; Co-Chair, Sheridan Hollow Alliance for Renewable Energy

Willie White, South End Leader

Bob Cohen, Steering Committee Member, NY Renews

Stacy Pettigrew, PhD, MS, Radix Center; Assistant
Professor, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Lunch - Latino Food is provided

Afternoon workshops will look at student, grassroots and statewide campaigns to combat environmental racism and protect our climate.