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  • Join Us for “Protect Our Kids: A Rally for Carbon Free and Healthy Schools in Bridgeport”

    May 14, 2022 The Bridgeport Carbon Free & Healthy Schools Steering Committee will formally launch its campaign at the 2022 Bridgeport School Volunteer Day. The Fairfield County Building Trades and other volunteers will work on campus improvements from 9:00 am-1:00 pm and a press event will follow at 11:00 am. The Steering Committee is composed…


  • Op-Ed: A 100% renewable energy economy would be win-win-win for Connecticut.

    Op-ed by our Executive Director Aziz Dehkan and William Herschel of Verogy: A 100% renewable energy economy would be win-win-win for Connecticut. “A study from Stanford University has put to rest some of the myths surrounding renewable energy and highlighted the benefits of a 100% clean energy power economy. The researchers reported state-specific benefits that Connecticut will reap by…


  • CRCJ 2021 Annual Report

    A reporting of CRCJ’s 2021 activities.


  • Video: “Changing the Future: An Online Discussion on How You Can Influence Policymaking in Connecticut”

    On October 12, 2021, the Roundtable held a webinar with panelists from across Connecticut who had connections to the legislative process. Together, they discussed how individuals and coalitions can rise to the challenge of getting an idea turned into a bill that the state legislature would be willing to consider and bring to the floor for a vote.


  • “Changing the Future” Webinar, Oct. 12, 2021: Read the Event’s Live Tweets

    Here’s a thread of the live tweets from our webinar series. “Changing the Future: An Online Discussion on How You Can Play a Role in Influencing the Way Laws are Made in Connecticut.” Big thanks to our panelists: Sen. Julie Kushner, Jonathan Harris, Nate Brown and Sarah Ganong. #BeTheChange


  • Exciting News: CRCJ Celebrates Partners For Places Grant Award

    Exciting News: CRCJ Celebrates Partners For Places Grant Award

    We are delighted to share some wonderful news with you! The Connecticut Roundtable on Climate and Jobs has been awarded a Partners For Places grant. This grant will play a crucial role in empowering Connecticut’s frontline environmental justice communities in Bridgeport through education on climate change, enhancing informed decision-making, and strengthening self-advocacy for residents. Our initiative, made…


  • Celebrating Progress: Updates from the 2024 Legislative Session

    Celebrating Progress: Updates from the 2024 Legislative Session

    Dear Connecticut Residents and Advocates, As we bid farewell to the 2024 legislative session, we extend our heartfelt gratitude for your unwavering advocacy and support. Today, amidst both triumphs and challenges, we celebrate the strides made in advancing environmental justice, thanks to our collective efforts. While HB 5004, “An Act Concerning The Implementation of Certain…


  • Environmental Justice Networking Happy Hour

    Environmental Justice Networking Happy Hour

    Join Us for the Environmental Justice Networking Happy Hour on May 1st! Network For Environmental Justice We are thrilled to invite you to the Environmental Justice Networking Happy Hour hosted by the Connecticut Roundtable On Climate And Jobs. This exciting event will take place on May 1st at Red Rock Tavern in Hartford, CT, starting…


  • Join Us for “Protect Our Kids: A Rally for Carbon Free and Healthy Schools in Bridgeport”

    May 14, 2022 The Bridgeport Carbon Free & Healthy Schools Steering Committee will formally launch its campaign at the 2022 Bridgeport School Volunteer Day. The Fairfield County Building Trades and other volunteers will work on campus improvements from 9:00 am-1:00 pm and a press event will follow at 11:00 am. The Steering Committee is composed…


  • Op-Ed: A 100% renewable energy economy would be win-win-win for Connecticut.

    Op-ed by our Executive Director Aziz Dehkan and William Herschel of Verogy: A 100% renewable energy economy would be win-win-win for Connecticut. “A study from Stanford University has put to rest some of the myths surrounding renewable energy and highlighted the benefits of a 100% clean energy power economy. The researchers reported state-specific benefits that Connecticut will reap by…


  • CRCJ 2021 Annual Report

    A reporting of CRCJ’s 2021 activities.


  • Video: “Changing the Future: An Online Discussion on How You Can Influence Policymaking in Connecticut”

    On October 12, 2021, the Roundtable held a webinar with panelists from across Connecticut who had connections to the legislative process. Together, they discussed how individuals and coalitions can rise to the challenge of getting an idea turned into a bill that the state legislature would be willing to consider and bring to the floor for a vote.


  • “Changing the Future” Webinar, Oct. 12, 2021: Read the Event’s Live Tweets

    Here’s a thread of the live tweets from our webinar series. “Changing the Future: An Online Discussion on How You Can Play a Role in Influencing the Way Laws are Made in Connecticut.” Big thanks to our panelists: Sen. Julie Kushner, Jonathan Harris, Nate Brown and Sarah Ganong. #BeTheChange


  • Exciting News: CRCJ Celebrates Partners For Places Grant Award

    Exciting News: CRCJ Celebrates Partners For Places Grant Award

    We are delighted to share some wonderful news with you! The Connecticut Roundtable on Climate and Jobs has been awarded a Partners For Places grant. This grant will play a crucial role in empowering Connecticut’s frontline environmental justice communities in Bridgeport through education on climate change, enhancing informed decision-making, and strengthening self-advocacy for residents. Our initiative, made…


  • Celebrating Progress: Updates from the 2024 Legislative Session

    Celebrating Progress: Updates from the 2024 Legislative Session

    Dear Connecticut Residents and Advocates, As we bid farewell to the 2024 legislative session, we extend our heartfelt gratitude for your unwavering advocacy and support. Today, amidst both triumphs and challenges, we celebrate the strides made in advancing environmental justice, thanks to our collective efforts. While HB 5004, “An Act Concerning The Implementation of Certain…


  • Environmental Justice Networking Happy Hour

    Environmental Justice Networking Happy Hour

    Join Us for the Environmental Justice Networking Happy Hour on May 1st! Network For Environmental Justice We are thrilled to invite you to the Environmental Justice Networking Happy Hour hosted by the Connecticut Roundtable On Climate And Jobs. This exciting event will take place on May 1st at Red Rock Tavern in Hartford, CT, starting…