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Seattle Within Reach: Environmental & Climate Justice
Seattle Within Reach: Environmental & Climate Justice

Councilmember Tammy J. Morales (District 2 – South Seattle & C/ID) hosts a discussion on environmental and climate justice with local expert David Mendoza and Sacramento City Councilmember Katie Valenzuela. This conversation addresses themes of divesting from fossil fuels, working toward a just transition to support workers, and repairing the harm of environmental racism. This discussion will be a hybrid meeting, and the fifth installment of Seattle Within Reach, an ongoing discussion series focused on a more well-connected, well-resourced, and equitable city.

Agenda: Seattle Within Reach Introduction and Discussion Overview; Segment #1-Divesting from fossil fuels: Commuting and Building a greener Seattle; Segment #2-Are we there yet?: What are right policies and tools for success? Segment #3-Repair the Harm: Neighborhoods for a just transition.

Seattle Within Reach is an educational series hosted by Councilmember Tammy Morales about how we build a Seattle in which everyone has the ability to live, work, and play within reach. The series highlights different elements of the Comprehensive Plan, and works to bring local, national, and international leaders into conversations about how we create well-resourced neighborhoods that are connected and that offer goods and services that people can access without having to drive to them.

Speakers and attendees include:

Councilmember Tammy J. Morales, City of Seattle

Councilmember Katie Valenzuela, Sacramento City Council

David Mendoza, Director of Public Advocacy and Engagement, the Nature Conservancy

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