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Green Legislation: Our Future at Stake
Climate Action Series
Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 7:30 pm
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Landmark on Main Street and Transition Town Port Washington present a conversation with Geovaira Hernandez and Ryan Madden, Coalition Organizers for NY Renews, led by moderator Melanie D'Arrigo, community activist and former congressional candidate. The speakers will discuss legislative proposals that are designed to address the climate problem on the state and national levels.

Learn more about the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), passed into law last year in New York State, and the national Thrive Agenda, supported by the Green New Deal Network, that is currently being proposed in Congress.

Click the link at right for your Zoom link to this free event.

Panelists:
Geovaira Hernández
is an Afro-Latinx Bronx native working to dismantle white supremacy, colonialism, environmental racism/classism, and all subsequent forms of oppression by organizing people with lived experience, money, and policy. In her current role as Lead Coalition Organizer with NY Renews, she is focused on furthering the coalition's CLCPA implementation and CCIA passage efforts, as well as deepening understanding of truly intersectional environmental justice work towards a Just Transition.


Ryan Madden is a climate activist and organizer. He has experience working with civil society groups within United Nations climate change conferences, non-profits on community-based energy efficiency programs and grassroots organizations on renewable energy advocacy and climate legislative campaigns. He currently serves as the Sustainability Organizer for the Long Island Progressive Coalition where he leads efforts for energy democracy and climate justice in New York State.

 

Moderator
Melanie D'Arrigo
is a local organizer, mom of three and a former Congressional Candidate. She is a co-founder of the Sunrise Movement Nassau County and member of Transition Town Port Washington. Melanie has spent countless hours educating communities and lobbying in Washington DC to enact environmental protections to safeguard our future.

Climate Action Series

This is the fourth event in our five-part Conversations from Main Street Climate Action Series with the goal of introducing community-centered climate solutions while also promoting individual action. Small changes to our daily routines can have lasting and impact on our environment and future.

Join us on April 29 for Envisioning 2030: Decarbonizing our Community for a Sustainable Future

View past events in the series on Landmark's Youtube Channel.

March 4: Karenna Gore: Climate Resilience Click Here to View

March 18: Regeneration Revolution Click Here to View

April 2: Break Free From Plastic Click Here to View

The Climate Action Series is presented in partnership with Transition Town Port Washington.SPONSOR LOGO


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