On Wednesday, February 22, 2023, in celebration of United Nations World Day of Social Justice, Washington County’s Office of Sustainability will host a virtual panel discussion entitled Climate Justice for Generations.
Local leaders will discuss the importance of climate justice, the work they are doing to reduce the impacts of climate change on marginalized communities and share ways to get involved in the climate justice movement.
- Debby Garman, Team Leader for 350 Washington County, a local chapter of the worldwide climate action group, 350.org.
- Mariana Valenzuela, Director of Community Partnerships & Advocacy for Centro Cultural
- Leah Gulik & Emily Yarvis, Co-Presidents of the Sunset High School Climate Change Club
Washington County’s Sustainability Specialist, Carolina Martins, will provide opening remarks on climate justice and set the stage for the discussion.
The event will take place on Wednesday, February 22 from 3:30-5:00 p.m. on Zoom. Please click here to RSVP and to download a calendar invitation + Zoom link for the event.
This event will be recorded, and all community members are encouraged to attend.