Visit the MDLCV table at the Kick Gas! in Annapolis Drive Electric Earth Day EV Showcase with Annapolis Green Drinks. Learn about EV tax credits from the Affordable Clean Energy plan and support our efforts to bring more electric school buses to Maryland. For more information: https://annapolisgreen.com/event/kick-gas-in-annapolis-drive-electric-earth-day-ev-showcase/
Join Climate Partners to discuss ideas for Maryland achieving its greenhouse gas emissions reductions goals of 60% by 2031 Register and learn more: https://bit.ly/AprilClimateTownHall
Environmental Justice Workshop This event will be held via Zoom - Please register to attend. Maryland LCV / Maryland LCV Education Fund staff have been invited by the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) to lead a virtual conversation about environmental and climate justice as part of their Community Impact Speaker Series focused on the issues presented in CFAAC's Community Needs Assessment, Poverty Amongst Plenty VII: Moving Forward Together. Rebecca Rehr, Director of Climate Policy and Justice, will provide an overview of the environmental justice movement's history, describe current environmental injustices in Anne Arundel County, and suggest ways to advance environmental justice. Ramón Palencia-Calvo, Deputy Director and Chispa Maryland Program Director, will describe MD LCV's approach to building and sustaining partnerships to advance environmental justice, how that is modeled in Chispa Maryland’s work with the Latino community in Langley Park, and opportunities to replicate this model in Anne Arundel County. Special Guest - Dr. Tracey Garrett. Tracey is a community member directly experiencing environmental injustice in Anne Arundel County and has been invited to participate in the conversation. You can learn more about Tracey's involvement with reducing industrial and traffic pollution in Lothian at this link. Topics discussed will include: [...]
Join us and our Chispa Maryland program at Power in the Park to learn about Saving Energy Lowering your Energy Bills Utility Assistance Clean Energy Healthy Housing This third annual event is hosted by Delegate Lorig Charkoudian in coordination with Community Health & Empowerment through Education & Research (CHEER) to connect the Long Branch community with energy assistance, weatherization, and community solar programs. It’s free and open to the public on Thursday, June 1, from 6 - 8 pm at the New Hampshire Estates Park - and it will have kid activities.
Hosted by Maryland Health Professionals for Healthy Climate Join a growing group of health professionals taking action to address the health impacts of climate change in Maryland. On this webinar, we will overview a new resource that outlines the specific health impacts Marylanders are facing from the climate crisis and resources for action. Preview the fact sheet and learn more: https://marylandclimateaction.com/climate-action-for-health-professionals