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Building Power in the Environmental Movement Series: Environmental Justice and New York’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act

April 15, 2021
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Webcast

Description:
Environmental justice and equity concerns are central to many environmental matters and thus to a career in environmental law. As a case in point, New York’s new Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act contains key equity provisions, which must now be implemented. Join experts working on putting these provisions into effect to discuss the opportunities and challenges presented by the new law.

Speakers:
Annel Hernandez, Associate Director, New York City Environmental Justice Alliance
Raya Salter, Member, New York State Climate Action Council 

Sponsoring Committee: 
Environmental Law, Bethany Davis Noll and Margaret Barry,  Co-Chairs

Cosponsoring Committee:
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Matthew Morningstar and Robert Marchman, Co-Chairs

Cosponsoring Organizations:
Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at NYU Law School
Green 2.0
Institute for Policy Integrity
Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
State Energy & Environmental Impact Center at NYU Law School