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Saturday, July 9 • 11:15am - 12:30pm
Race, Power, and Energy Democracy

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This session will explore race, privilege and equity and their connections to the energy democracy movement. Using popular education techniques this session will define concepts of Just Transition and local control of energy infrastructure to address energy and economic issues at the intersection of the global climate crisis and social inequity. This session lays a foundation for participants to develop an internal analysis around power, privilege and accountability to assist participants strengthen partnerships with communities on the frontline of climate change.

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Collete Pichon Battle

Colette Pichon Battle, Esq. serves as Executive Director of the Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy (GCCLP) developing programs focused on Global Migration, Community Economic Development, Climate Justice, and Equitable Disaster Recovery. In 2015 Colette was selected as an Echoing Green Climate Fellow and was awarded the 2015 US Human Rights Network Movement Builder Award for her climate equity work across the Gulf South. Colette also served as... Read More →


Saturday July 9, 2016 11:15am - 12:30pm
Ketchum Hall 118


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