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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
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
Gabriela Orantes, North Bay Organizing Project
11:20 am – 11:23 am BREAK
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
Let’s secure equitable access to resilient clean energy, Stacey Meinzen, July 31, 2020
Taking Charge: How California’s first CCA confronts wildfire risk and energy equity amid COVID-19, Utility Dive, July 29, 2020
Is California Better Prepared for the 2020 Wildfire Season?, Microgrid Knowledge, July 21, 2020
Groups Urge California Governor to Support Community Microgrids: “A Just Transition to Clean Energy”, Microgrid Knowledge, June 15, 2020
California nonprofits urge state to consider community energy resilience as part of COVID-19 recovery plan, Solar Power World, June 15, 2020