The Connecticut Roundtable on Climate and Jobs builds alliances among diverse constituencies to combat climate change, create jobs and promote racial, economic and environmental justice.
We believe the climate crisis presents an opportunity to build thriving local economies that are not only more sustainable but also more just and equitable.
Dr. Mary Donegan will be speaking about how “the best transportation policy needs good labor protections.” A day of discussion on making our modes of
From CRCJ Executive Director, Aziz Dehkan: As the Executive Director of the Connecticut Roundtable on Climate and Jobs, I am proud of the work we
APPLY TO BE A JUNIOR BOARD MEMBERWHO YOU AREAn 11th or 12th-grade student interested in climate change and environmental justiceWHAT YOU’LL GAIN● A front-row seat
We work with labor unions, environmental groups, social justice organizations and religious institutions
We advocate for renewable energy projects that create good paying jobs
We advance Connecticut’s transition to a low-carbon economy
We integrate racial and economic justice into our climate initiatives
Here are a few of our ever-widening circle of allies willing to fight for policies that lead to a more just and vibrant society.
The CDC has partnered with the American Public Health Association (APHA) to create the “Climate Change and Health Playbook: Adaptation Planning for Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.” The playbook is a “comprehensive, step-by-step resource is designed to supplement the Building Resilience Against Climate Effects (BRACE) framework and support public health departments and adaptation planners as they blend JEDI into their climate and health efforts.”