Climate Justice Leaders presented in front of city council on May 7th, 2019. They were able to share their personal experiences as residents that care about social and environmental justice. More importantly, leaders shared policy, program and participation recommendations regarding the integration of equity in sustainability efforts. Some of the suggestions included 1) allocating funds to leadership and green workforce programs that work with frontline communties 2) establishing templates that delineate best practices that consider equity in policies, planning and assessments and 3) increased partnership between city staff that work on equity, resilience, sustainability, transportation and housing to develop holistic reforms.
Follow the link to an executive summary of the recommendations. For a more extensive report read our Green and Inclusive Report.