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The Current: ACT I: Task Force on Addressing Racial Disparities in Homeownership ACT II: Oregon Cap & Trade
February 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
As a new Legislative Session is underway issues like Oregon’s Cap & Trade and the new Task Force on Addressing Racial Disparities in Homeownership take the forefront of political conversation. Join us Oregon Environmental Council and City Club of Portland
Featuring Guest Speakers:
Representative Mark Meek
A longtime Clackamas County resident, Representative Mark Meek is a small business owner who served in the U.S. Air Force, coached high school football, and spent years as a dedicated volunteer in our community. In 2016, Mark was elected by the people of District 40 to represent them in the Oregon House of Representatives. Meek is the co-chair for the task force on addressing racial disparities in homeownership.
Jana Gastellum became Deputy Director for Programs at Oregon Environmental Council December 2019.
Jana originally joined OEC in January 2010 as our Climate Program Director, leading state and regional work to bring about healthy, low-carbon and equitable communities. This includes advancing clean fuels and energy efficiency and limiting and pricing carbon pollution.
Jana has more than a decade of experience building coalitions and advocating for climate policies. She previously worked on the UN Foundation/Energy Future Coalition climate team where she helped launch the 25x’25 renewable energy alliance, a joint initiative with agricultural and forestry leaders. In 2013, Jana was recognized as a “4 Under 40” Young Clean Energy Leaders to watch by the Northwest Energy Coalition. She received a B.S. and M.S. in Earth Systems from Stanford University.Register here