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

Speakers

  • 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.