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BlueGreen Alliance at 10 Years
17 September, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eco-Justice Collaborative is pleased to be co-sponsoring Central Illinois Jobs with Justice‘s event:
The BlueGreen Alliance at 10 Years – Where We’ve Been and Where We Are Going
Tom Conway, Midwest Regional Director of the BlueGreen Alliance
Saturday, September 17, 2016, 2pm to 4pm
Channing Murray Foundation
1209 W. Oregon (corner of Oregon & Mathews), Urbana
Find out about the work of the BlueGreen Alliance and how labor and environmental groups have been coming together to advance initiatives leading to a “just transition” in energy policy.
The Blue Green Alliance has been at the forefront of efforts in support of a “just transition”. This means moving towards a sustainable enconomy based on the creation of green industries and increasing number of green jobs, most recently through endorsement of the federal Clean Jobs Bill.
Sponsored by Central Illinois Jobs with Justice.
Alliance members include: United Steelworkers of America, the Sierra Club, Communication Workers of American, National Wildlife Federation, UAW, SEIU, Union of Concerned Scientists,AFT, and the National Resources Defense Council.
Cosponsors of this event include: Faith in Place, Campus Labor Coalition, Champaign County ALF-CIO Central Labor Council, Channing Murray Foundation, Eco-Justice Collaborative, First Presbyterian Church, Prairie Chapter of the Sierra Club, Social Action Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Church, University YMCA, and U-C Friends Meeting.