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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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Colette Pichon Battle

Executive Director, Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy
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... Read More →

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