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Colorado Climate, Jobs & Justice Summit (Sept 8 Denver CO)

  • Manual High School 1700 East 28th Avenue Denver, CO, 80205 United States (map)

Hi Friend, 

Join us at the Colorado Climate, Jobs & Justice Summit on Saturday, September 8th from 10am to 12:30pm at Manual High SchoolRegister here!

An incredible coalition that includes labor, environment, faith and community groups has come together to not only put the summit together but to start working with each other in a transformative way to move Colorado to a just and equitable transition to a renewable energy economy. We are excited to have you join us as we launch this unprecedented collaboration.

We will be joined by a couple of incredible speakers

Representative Joe Salazar will be one of our keynote speakers! Representative Joe Salazar is a member of the Colorado House of Representatives, serving since 2013. He is a champion for our communities and those often forgotten by the establishment, standing up for communities of color, for labor, and for a safe and healthy environment.

We will also be joined by Siobhan Vipond. She is currently serving her third term as Secretary Treasurer of the Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL). A committed trade unionist, Vipond is a tireless advocate on occupational health and safety, women's equality and the importance of workers' voices at all levels of government and industry.

Schedule:

Please arrive early, registration will open at 9:30am and we will be starting promptly at 10am. Register Here!

We have a full agenda with an incredible panel that will focus on the just and equitable transition to a renewable energy economy, numerous workshops, and amazing speakers!

We have a great list of workshop you will get to choose from:

  1. Moving Colorado to a Just & Equitable Transition to a Renewable Energy Economy
  2. Movement Movement: Dance and Music as Resistance
  3. Understanding Environmental Justice and Allyship
  4. Adaptation, Migration & Justice
  5. Protecting Frontline Communities from Fracking
  6. Engaging Elected Officials in Climate Justice
  7. Defunding Climate Disaster
  8. Jobs & Climate -- Centering Workers in the Movement for Climate Justice
  9. Creating Art for Social + Environmental Change

You will have the opportunity to participate in one workshop! Please read the descriptions here to know which workshop you want to attend.

We look forward to you joining us in the conversation for a just and equitable transition to a renewable energy economy that prioritizes communities of color, workers and low-income communities! Together we can move Colorado in the right direction and we are looking forward to working with you to make our vision for our state a reality.

Coffee and light snacks provided! Additionally, there will be interpretation provided from English to Spanish.

Need childcare? Email Nicole at nicole@coloradopeoplesalliance.org.

Questions? Contact Nicole at nicole@coloradopeoplesalliance.org.

See you at Manual High School (1700 E 28th Ave, Denver, CO 80205)!