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  • Climate Reality Project: How to talk to elected leaders

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    Activate Democracy for Climate Action

    Presented by: Climate Reality: Pittsburgh & Southwestern PA

    Tuesday, February 25, 2020

    Doors Open: 5:45pm

    Program starts: 6pm

    I. Keynote

    PA State Rep Sara Innamorato – will give us insider tips on how to persuade our elected officials to take swift climate action, and why local campaigns need your help. She will also give a policy update on climate & pollution issues such as radioactive waste in PA. (Rep. Innamorato is a trained Climate Reality Leader and is here for educational purposes. Climate Reality is a non-partisan organization.)

    II. Panel Discussion with Successful Frontline Leaders + Q&A

    Felicia Bute, Climate Reality Leader & advocate for fair elections, public transport, and urban agriculture

    Lisa Graves MarcucciEnvironmentaI Integrity Project – Pennsylvania Coordinator, Community Outreach

    Bob Schmetzer, Beaver County Marellus Awareness Community; Council President, South Heights, PA

    III. Skill Share: Why and how to write Letters to the Editor

    Debra SmitBREATHE project & Climate Reality Leader; journalist

    **LOCATION NOTE: the Center for Sustainable Landscapes is behind the main Phipps botanic gardens. Attendees will need to drive or walk down Frew St. Extension. Please see map below. For detailed bike, bus, and accessibility info, please visit Phipps Directions & Parking info. Free parking for our visitors is available on the Frew St. Extension. Metered parking on Schenley Drive is free at 6pm.

    1 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213

  • Inspire Speakers Series: Inspirational Stories on the Intersections of Climate, Equity, and Health

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    Green Building Alliance’s first Inspire Speakers Series of the decade will engage local leaders and changemakers to tell their inspiring stories of the Intersections of Climate, Equity, and Health. Their amazing storytellers will recount their experiences throughout each topic, showing the symbiotic harmony between climate, equity, and health.


    4:30-5:30 – Food, Drinks, and Networking
    5:30-7:00 – Presentations by our Storytellers
    7:00 – Q&A Session, Networking with Storytellers