Community Energy Resilience Policy Summit Agenda

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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 – 9:25  Equitable Resilience Keynote

Mayor Pro Tem of Oxnard, Carmen Ramirez (pdf)


9:25 am – 10:10 am – Policy Update Panel


Moderator: Janea Scott, Vice-Chair (pdf), California Energy Commission

Commissioner Genevieve Shiroma (pdf), California Public Utilities Commission

Eric Lamoureux (pdf), Cal Office of Emergency Services

CA Legislature, Senator Henry Stern via video

10:13 am – 10:40 am:  Resilient Labor- What is a “just transition?” How do we get there?


Moderator: Mark Kyle, labor, political, election, and campaign finance attorney on behalf of labor unions, nonprofits, and individuals

Jennifer Kropke,  IBEW, National Electrical Contractors Association, Los Angeles Chapter

Vivian Price, Labor Network for Sustainability

10:40 am –  11:20 am: Environmental Justice – energy systems and policies that serve frontline communities


Moderator: Janina Turner, Sunrise Movement, The Climate Center

Mari Rose Taruc (pdf), Reclaim Our Power

Gabriela Orantes, North Bay Organizing Project

Nayamin Martinez (pdf), Central California Environmental Justice Network 

11:20 am – 11:23 am  BREAK

Last Chance Alliance Video

11:23 am – 11:58 am: Community Choice Energy: Building clean energy resilience for low-income customers


Moderator: Carolyn Glanton (pdf), Sonoma Clean Power

Sage Lang (pdf), Monterey Bay Community Power

Stephanie Chen (pdf), MCE Clean Energy

JP Ross, East Bay Community Energy

11:58 am – 12:00 pm Closing

12:00 pm – end