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Saturday, July 23 • 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Fighting Against Climate Change and for Environmental Justice

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Climate change is among the greatest threats to our future - worldwide and in our nation and state. Storms have ravaged the New York metro area, Long Island and upstate New York. Proposals to build and expand oil and gas infrastructure threaten the health and safety of countless rural, suburban and urban New Yorkers. This participatory workshop will review the basics of climate change and provide a landscape of the campaigns in New York fighting climate change and for climate justice. We’ll also have an open discussion about how groups across the state can help build this critical and growing movement.


Rae Breaux

Lead Climate Justice Organizer, People's Action - People's Action Institute
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Bob Cohen

Policy Director, Citizen Action of New York
Policy Director, Citizen Action of New York & steering committee member, NY Renews

Ruth Foster

board member Stop NY Fracked Gas Pipeline & co-founder, United Against Fossil Fuels

John Washington II

Community Organizer, PUSH Buffalo

Ryan Madden

Sustainability Organizer, Long Island Progressive Coalition & Member, SustainUS

Saturday July 23, 2016 2:30pm - 5:00pm
The Lodge

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