Intersectional Organizing, Frontline Leadership and Climate Justice in California
Online Workshop Saturday, April 11, 7 PM to 8 PM
Join Central Coast organizers and youth leaders in a panel discussion about intersectional organizing for climate justice on the Central Coast. This interactive webinar and panel will explore the ways intersectionality can be used to build inclusive, accountable alliances and grow solidarity in the climate justice movement here in California.
Drawing on stories of efforts to stop new oil drilling in counties throughout the Central Coast, as well as the formation of new intersectional environmental justice organizations in the region, panelists will share best practices, pro-tips, and key learnings from the region’s climate and environmental justice movement.
Ana Rosa Rizo-Centino, Food and Water Action’s Senior Organizer in Santa Barbara
Jami Medina, youth organizer and Hancock College student, based in Santa Maria
Elvia Cruz-Garcia and Diana Garcia, UCSB Environmental Justice Alliance student leaders.
Carmen Bouquin, moderator. Carmen is a San Luis Obispo Sunrise Movement youth climate leader, and Cuesta College student, .