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Executive Summary

Interested in what a Green New Deal would look like here in Seattle and Washington State? Join us for a panel discussion on what potential policies could be implemented at the national, state, and city level. We will discuss the details of transitioning to a clean energy economy that provides living wage jobs and protects the most vulnerable communities in our fight against climate change. Date: April 25th, 6pm - 7:30pm Location: HUB Room 250 Panelists: Lylianna Allala, Legislative Aid for U.S. Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal Debolina Banerjee, Climate Justice Policy Analyst at Puget Sound Sage Mike O'Brien, Seattle City Council Member District 6 Dr. Nives Dolsak, Professor and Associate Director, School of Marine and Environmental Affairs Moderator: Ahmed Gaya, National Field Director for the Sunrise Movement Sponsor: This UW Earth Week event is being co-organized by GreenEvans, UW Students of the Seattle Chapter of the Sunrise Movement, the Climate Justice Workgroup of the graduate student Union UAW 4121, and the Washington Chapter of the Sierra Club. Find out more about the event on our Facebook page.

Primary Contact:
Namrata Kolla