In the face of the threat of climate change, people of faith can play an important role in creating a more just, sustainable, and regionally resilient water future for California. Join faith leaders and experts in water policy, environmental justice and climate change for a day of learning, community building and practical action.
Saturday, May 8
9:30AM - 4:00PM
Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church
301 N. Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91103
$20 for adults, $5 for students.
Home hospitality available for interested pre-registrants.
Agenda for Conference
Description of workshops
Senator Fran Pavley, Chair of the Natural Resources and Water Committee and author of landmark climate change legislation will address the next steps, including protecting AB32,the Global Warming Solutions Act, from being suspended through a ballot measure. Climate change will have a profound impact on California water.
California Water Justice in a Time of Climate Change
. Timothy Brick, Chairman, Metropolitan Water District
. A Human Rights Perspective: Patricia Jones, Environmental Justice Program Manager, UUSC
. Values & Environmental Justice: Debbie Davis, Policy Director, Environmental Justice
To Bond or Not to Bond: a Panel of Perspectives
Will the $11 billion water bond on the November 2010 ballot help or harm California?
. Ron Gastelum, Executive Director, Southern California Water Committee
. Debbie Davis, Policy Director, Environmental Justice Coalition for Water
. Conner Everts, Co-Chair, Southern CA Watershed Alliance
How To Reach the Future Today: Engaging Youth in the Environmental Movement
. Miguel Luna, Executive Director, Urban Semillas
Harvesting Untapped Local Water Resources
. Conner Everts, Conner Everts, Co-Chair, Southern CA Watershed Alliance
. Nancy Steele, Executive Director of LA and San Gabriel Rivers Watershed Council
Communities Fighting for Water Justice
. Miriam Torres, Southern CA Program Director, Environmental Justice Coalition for Water
. Felipe Aguirre, Council Member & activist, City of Maywood
. Patricia Jones, Environmental Justice Program Manager, UUSC
No Time to Step Back: Climate Justice in CA
. Rev. Earl Koteen, Consulting Minister for Climate Justice, UU Legislative Ministry, CA
. Jonathan Parfrey, Green LA
How to Tap into Your Community's Water Governance
. Lynne Plambeck, Board Member, Board Member of Newhall County Water District
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