CRCJ's Executive Director Aziz Dehkan speaks on Earth Day 2022
Connecticut Roundtable on Climate and Jobs Executive Director Aziz Dehkan speaks at Earth Day Climate Strike in Hartford, CT. Hosted by Sunrise CT on April 22, 2022.
Leading on Climate: Religious Communities United on Climate Justice
CRCJ continued our Spring 2022 webinar series on April 11, 2022 with a very special program, “Leading on Climate: Religious Communities United on Climate Justice.” An interfaith panel discussed climate justice as a moral issue that intersects with many other areas of social life, including health, education, and racial equity. Information about the event, our partners and how to register is provided below.
Moderator: Teresa Eickel, Interreligious Eco-Justice Network (IREJN)
Panelists: Rev. Kelcy G. L. Steele (Pastor, Varick AME Zion Church, New Haven), Rabbi Joshua Hammerman (Temple Beth El, Stamford), State Senator Saud Anwar (CT-3), Sr. Elaine Betoncourt (Sisters of St. Joseph, West Hartford), Elijah Harris (DEI Director, Jewish Youth Climate Movement).
View program with bios and profiles of participants: https://bit.ly/Apr112022program.
Climate Change 101: Intro to Climate Science
On February 16, 2022, CRCJ hosted the webinar, “Climate Change 101: Intro to Climate Science.” The webinar was for those interested in learning about climate science as well as those who sought a refresher course and were looking for soluble solutions to the climate crisis. Presenters Michelle Eckman (Associate Director) and Allison Pilcher (Policy Director) are CT Roundtable staff. Executive Director Aziz Dehkan facilitated the discussion.
Changing The Future: A Discussion on How You Can Influence How Laws Are Made in Connecticut
“Changing the Future: An Online Discussion on How You Can Play a Role in Influencing the Way Laws are Made in Connecticut.” Video from our webinar series held on October 12, 2021. Featured panelists are those involved in Connecticut’s legislative process: Julie Kushner, State Senator (24th District) Jonathan Harris, Senior Advisor to Gov. Lamont Sarah Ganong, CT Working Families Party State Political Director Nate Brown, IUOE Local 478 Director of Government Affairs #BeTheChange
The Power of Labor in the Climate Movement
A 2021 panel discusses how labor can lead on climate justice in a CRCJ webinar.