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Climate Emergency Mobilization Task Force Virtual Summit Series

July 24, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Climate Emergency Mobilization Task Force presents Virtual Summit Series: For an Environmentally Just and Regenerative Future
Register for this event here.

Summit Schedule: ‍
8:00 – 9:00 am Doors Open / Meet & Greet Attendee Mixer
9:00 – 9:45 am Keynote and panel for all attendees
9:45 – 11:30 am Workshops with Breakout Groups
11:30 – 12:00 pm Report Back from Workshops

Summit Topic Areas:

City Planning/Housing
* Increase trips by foot, bike, public transit, carpools, micro-mobility
* Support affordable transit oriented development/ housing without displacement and with good pedestrian, bike, and livable neighborhood design; stop building single family homes; end R1 zoning; end homelessness

Ecological Protection

* Protecting wetlands, open space, opposing sprawl, access to parks; preserve plant & wildlife corridors
* Defend the rights of nature
* Urban greening
* Community gardens and food security, regenerative agriculture

Green New Deal/Just Recovery and Social Justice

* An end to poverty, i.e. 100% of residents living above the poverty line
* Significantly reduce disparate standard of living indices for historically impacted communities of color, including income inequality, educational achievement gap, health care access gap, and environmental burdens
* Immigrant and refugee rights; defend the rights of those displaced by climate disruption
* The right to free public education, including college
* Healthcare as a right for all; pandemic response


* Measures to assist those impacted by climate change, including, but not limited to floods, fires, heatwaves, sea level rise, droughts, and disease; local resiliency

Funding and Public Finance

* Corporations and those who accumulate extraordinary wealth provide a significantly greater contribution

Defund the Police

*Half of our cities’ budgets are going to the police. How can that money be better spent to serve our communities?

‍This is the first in the CEMTF Summit Series. Please plan to join us on the following too:

1) Sustainable & Healthy Cities – July 24, 2020
2) Fossil Fuel Free Bay Area – August 28, 2020
3) Green Infrastructure – September 25, 2020
4) Sustainable Production and Consumption of Resources – October 23, 2020
5) Summation and Next Steps – November 20, 2020

Website: https://cemtf.org/event/virtual-summit-for-an-environmentally-just-and-regenerative-future