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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

Founder & Executive Director, Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy (GCCLP)
Colette Pichon Battle is a generational native of Bayou Liberty, Louisiana. As founder and Executive Director of the Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy (GCCLP), she develops programming focused on equitable disaster recovery, global migration, community economic development, climate... Read More →

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