Bridging commitment to action. The Justice40 Initiative and the Inflation Reduction Act embody the current national commitment to environmental justice aiming to tackle a legacy of disinvestment and pollution in overburdened, underserved, and disadvantaged communities. More than one year into their signature into law can provide great insights into lessons learned, gaps, and opportunities to accomplish their goals.
Discussions will feature Administration and federal agency representatives and BIPOC climate justice leaders. Topics feature will include national climate justice implementation strategies and the roles of people, policy, pedagogy, and philanthropies in delivering them.
As part of the New York Climate Week, the BIPOC Climate Justice Dialogue will be hosted in The Forum at Columbia University from 1 - 5 PM. Followed by a reception from 5 - 6 PM on September 15th.
This special gathering is collaboratively hosted by e HBCU Green Fund, Donors of Color, Columbia World Projects, and Columbia University Climate School.