Climate Justice

Committee Chair - Alia Smith

The Environmental and Climate Justice Committee shall: (1) seek to address environmental inequities at the local level and advocate for civil rights issues (2) develop a comprehensive and holistic agenda to reduce pollution (3) advance energy efficiency and clean energy (4) build disaster resilient infrastructure policies and practices. 

Action News from the Chair

The Labor Sustainability Network has organized more than 50 unions and grassroots

organizations and coalitions in the public transit and environmental justice movements

to sign a letter urging Congress to provide more funding for transit agencies and to

cover hazard pay, costs for personal protective equipment (PPE), onsite COVID-19

testing and treatment at work locations.