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.