Black Flowers: A Conversation on Equity and the Environment

  • July 14, 2020
  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Virtual Event

Organization: City of Cincinnati

The conversation of Black lives mattering isn't just limited to police violence. It also extends to climate and environmental justice. This event starts that conversation for Cincinnati and does it with some of our local Black Flowers - Black and Brown professionals and practitioners working in this space. In addition to learning about the work they do and how they do it in Cincinnati, we have special guests who will share perspectives from urban municipalities across the country and tools that can be used to help assess equity in current or proposed green initiatives. If you are fighting against the injustices happening to and in Black and Brown communities, this event is for you.

Register here for this free event.

Mahtaab Bagherzadeh, Licking River Basin Coordinator, Kentucky Division of Water
Cam Hardy, Co-founder, Better Bus Coalition
Rashida Manuel, Director of Public Engagement, Green Umbrella
Florence Parker, Environmental Justice/Public Involvement Specialist, OKI
Domonique Peebles, Founder, Brick Gardens

Simone Lightfoot, Director of National Urban Initiatives, National Wildlife Federation
Savannah Sullivan, Climate & Community Resilience Analyst, City of Cincinnati, Office of Environment & Sustainability

HOST: Carla Walker, Climate Advisor, City of Cincinnati, Office of Environment & Sustainability

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