Breaking Ground on Equitable Climate Action: an interview with the City of Oakland

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Our CCEC Statewide Best Practices Coordinator, Angie Hacker, recently interviewed Shayna Hirshfield-Gold, Climate Coordinator with the City of Oakland.

In this recording they discuss the City’s groundbreaking work to advance equity as part of its climate action efforts. As many in the State move forward from just counting carbon and kilowatts, we invite you to listen to a timely conversation on how to thoughtfully expand local climate work to effectively engage environmental justice voices and ideas and consider impacts and opportunities for historically underserved or marginalized communities. Shayna shares personal experiences and advice on pitfalls, best practices, and successes.

Thanks to the City of Oakland and Shayna for providing a leading example that other local governments can certainly learn from! View Oakland’s innovative 2030 Equity and Climate Action Plan (ECAP)!

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