Lauren Sanchez

Lauren Sanchez has over a decade of experience in tackling the climate crisis from government, academic and non-profit roles at the global, national and local levels. She currently serves as Governor Newsom’s Senior Advisor for Climate and most recently served as Senior Advisor to Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry.

Cesar Aguirre

As a child in a family of migrant farm workers who turned into community organizers, Cesar was exposed to community organizing and advocacy at an early age. Since starting with CCEJN, Cesar works in rural communities in Kern County helping fenceline communities affected by oil and gas and pesticides understand how to protect themselves from these sources of pollution and how to advocate for systemic changes that prioritize their health.

Workshop: Energy Resilience Planning for Your Community

Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, 1380 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA

For several summers in a row, California has been plagued by unprecedented wildfires and associated power outages. As an alternative to diesel for energy back-up, some local governments have been planning for deployment of new, clean energy options, which can save money and improve resilience. This workshop will included presentations covering:       Best … Read more

Webinar Series Sponsor Benefits

Emerald $25,000  Benefits include:  Logo shown at beginning and end of every webinar (8x)  Verbal recognition of sponsorship during every webinar (8x)  Social media blast prior to each webinar to feature company logo (8x)  Opportunity to speak, moderate or introduce a main speaker during two webinars   Opportunity to show a 45-second video that you produce about … Read more

Nithya Raman

Nithya Raman is an urban planner, a working mother, an immigrant to America, and a member of the Los Angeles City Council representing District 4. After several years serving on the Silverlake Neighborhood Council as well as co-founding the SELAH Neighborhood Homeless Coalition, Nithya felt there was a gap between city services and the expanding homelessness crisis – a gap she was equipped to fill. She ran for City Council in 2019 and won a historic victory, becoming the first Asian-American woman and the first South Asian ever to serve on the City Council. Her race saw a fivefold increase in voter turnout in the district, and she became the first challenger in 17 years to defeat a sitting City Councilmember.

Cynthia M. Ruiz

Cynthia M. Ruiz was appointed to the Board of Water and Power Commissioners by Mayor Eric Garcetti and was confirmed by the Los Angeles City Council on June 8, 2022. Cynthia M. Ruiz is a professor, best-selling author, executive coach, inspirational speaker, and leadership expert. Receiving over 75 accolades and awards for her leadership and service to the City of Los Angeles. Before becoming LADWP Commissioner, Cynthia served as Commission President for LACERS (Los Angeles City Employee Retirement System) overseeing a multibillion-dollar pension portfolio. Cynthia has been an executive in the public sector and is the author (or co-author) of eight books.

Community Energy Resilience Policy Summit Agenda, Bios, and Presentations

Click here to view the entire video recording of this event. Click on the video links below to jump to sections of interest. Click here to see the questions that were asked during the summit. Presentations linked below as pdfs 9:00 am – 9:12 am: Introduction by Ellie Cohen (pdf) Opening Video: Climate Justice is Racial Justice 9:12 am … Read more

California Climate Policy Summit 2022 – Sponsorship Opportunities

Emerald $20,000 Benefits include: Opportunity to speak, moderate or introduce the keynote speaker during Policy Summit Company logo visible on plenary stage and workshop stage Sponsorship of one afternoon workshop track Sponsorship of afternoon reception, with additional brief speaking opportunity  Sponsorship of remaining Climate Center Invest in Climate Action webinars in 2022, with logo and … Read more

Transcript: Corporate Responsibility (CA Climate Policy Summit 2022)

Melissa Romero: Welcome to the last panel of the day. We’re here to talk about corporate responsibility. My name is Melissa Romero, Senior Legislative Manager with California Environmental Voters. You might know our organization formerly as CLCV, California League Conservation Voters. So, welcome. We are going to talk about corporate responsibility today. And when we … Read more