Join Katie Valenzuela, Policy and Political Director at the California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA) and Destiny Rodriguez, Community Relations Manager at The Climate Center, for a conversation about climate justice with moderator, CEO Ellie Cohen. After brief presentations, we look forward to an interactive conversation with you about how climate justice is racial justice, and is required to achieve the goals of Climate-Safe California.
Katie Valenzuela is the Policy and Political Director at The California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA), a statewide, community-led alliance that works to achieve environmental justice by advancing policy solutions. She will discuss current legislative efforts to serve climate justice, including AB 345.
Destiny Rodriguez is The Climate Center’s Community Relations Manager in Fresno. Destiny will discuss what climate impacts she and others in her community experience and how COVID and the economic downturn have affected these impacts. She will also offer perspective on the current protests and talk about how her current work on Community Choice relates to environmental justice.