Press Release

Media Advisory — "Building Power In The Public Sector"

Join us on Monday, November 1 to hear from Washington D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine on diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in the public environmental sector, followed by a panel discussion.

Join us on Mon­day, Novem­ber 1 to hear from Wash­ing­ton D.C. Attor­ney Gen­er­al Karl Racine on diver­si­ty, equi­ty, and inclu­sion efforts in the pub­lic envi­ron­men­tal sec­tor, fol­lowed by a dis­cus­sion with pan­elists from the EPA, Mass­a­chu­setts AG’s Office, New York AG’s Office, and the New York City Law Depart­ment.

Co-host­ed by the State Ener­gy and Envi­ron­men­tal Impact Cen­ter, Green 2.0, the New York City Bar Asso­ci­a­tion, the Insti­tute for Pol­i­cy Integri­ty, the Sabin Cen­ter for Cli­mate Change Law, and the Cen­ter for Diver­si­ty, Inclu­sion, and Belong­ing.

Loca­tion: Vir­tu­al. Please reg­is­ter here.

Date: Fri­day, Mon­day, Novem­ber 1 from 1:00pm — 2:00pm ET


  • Karl Racine, Attor­ney Gen­er­al of Wash­ing­ton, D.C. (open­ing remarks)
  • Andres Jimenez, Exec­u­tive Direc­tor, Green 2.0 (intro­duc­tion)
  • Lisa Gar­cia, Direc­tor, Fix, the Cli­mate Solu­tions Lab at Grist (Mod­er­a­tor)
  • Tri­cia Jef­fer­son, Act­ing Deputy Asso­ciate Gen­er­al Coun­sel, Cross-Cut­ting Issues Law Office, Office of Gen­er­al Coun­sel, Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion Agency
  • Christophe Courch­esne, Deputy Chief, Ener­gy and Envi­ron­ment Bureau, Mass­a­chu­setts AG’s Office
  • San­dra Jef­fer­son Grannum, Chief Diver­si­ty & Inclu­sion Offi­cer, New York State Office of the Attor­ney General
  • Anto­nia Pereira, Senior Coun­sel, Envi­ron­men­tal Law Divi­sion, New York City Law Department

Reg­is­tra­tion is required. A con­fir­ma­tion email will include a link to join the webi­nar. Please feel free to for­ward this invitation.

This pan­el fol­lows up on a three-part series held ear­li­er this year, where pan­elists dis­cussed their relat­ed efforts in the NGO and law firm sec­tors, avail­able to view here. The series was recent­ly award­ed the 2021 Amer­i­can Bar Asso­ci­a­tion Sec­tion of Envi­ron­ment, Ener­gy, and Resources award.