Spring is fast approaching, and with it, a sense of renewal. A groundswell of momentum and opportunity is ahead – from the international celebrations of Earth Day to the United States officially rejoining the Paris Agreement alongside the Biden Administration’s National Climate Summit.
Our team is rooting ourselves in the power of this moment for climate action. We are excited to announce Voices to Power: Doing the Greatest Good, our virtual breakfast fundraiser — coming up on Earth Day, April 22nd.
Join us for a moderated conversation with two renowned scientists in the climate movement, Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Dr. Ben Santer, on the urgent mission of combating disinformation on climate change and implementing equitable solutions.
Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is a marine biologist, policy expert, and Brooklyn native. She is the founder of Urban Ocean Lab. Urban OceanLab is a nonprofit organization that works to protect the future of coastal cities. Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is also co-founder of the all we can save project which is a non profit that aims to Her mission is to build community around climate solutions. She can be found here: www.ayanaelizabeth.com, www.urbanoceanlab.org, allwecansave.earth, @ayanaeliza @urbanoceanlab @allwecansave.
Dr. Ben Santer is an atmospheric scientist and storyteller. Dr. Ben Santer was one of the first scientists to expose the discernible human influence on the global climate in the 1995 IPCC report. He has been fighting misinformation on climate change for four decades.
Guests include Maria Isa, who will join us for a musical performance. Jothsna Harris, Director of Community Engagement at Climate Generation and co-editor of EYEWITNESS, will moderate the event. We’re excited to have co-emcees Kira Liu, Climate Generation’s Sr. Community Engagement Coordinator and Co-editor of EYEWITNESS, and Ben Passer, Vice Chair, Climate Generation Board and Lead Director, Energy Access and Equity at Fresh Energy.
Voices to Power is a great opportunity to connect to the local and national commitment to lead on climate change and stand for the achievable, equitable solutions that are available now.
Interested in sponsoring the event? Contact Denise Fosse at firstname.lastname@example.org.