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Climate Convening – All Eyes on California: Maximizing Our Influence for a Safer Climate

Wednesday | February 28, 2018 | 6:30 pm — 8:30 pm

We’re kicking off our 2018 climate convenings with an event to strengthen our citizen power to push forward on climate issues. Climate advocates all over the world look to California for cutting edge climate policy and action. The battles that we fight at the local level have a much larger impact than we imagine. But many of us don’t know how to get our voices heard. We need a road map. At this Climate Convening, you will learn effective ways to influence local government and the regional agencies that hold power over large-scale solutions and the major polluters fouling our air and changing the climate. Meet elected officials and learn effective strategies from veteran activists.

Featuring confirmed speakers:

Jesse Arreguin, Mayor of Berkeley
Sach Constantine, Managing Director for Vote Solar and former Senior Regulatory Analyst for CPUC
Kathy Dervin, co-founder of 350 Bay Area and climate change and health consultant
Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember and member of Bay Area Air Quality Management (BAAQMD) Board
Linda Maio, Berkeley City Council Member since 1992 and led the charge against crude by rail through California
Light snacks and beverages provided. Please RSVP here.
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Cost: Free
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This event is wheelchair accessible.

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