José T. Bravo

Executive Director, Just Transition Alliance

José T. Bravo

José is a long-time leader on just transition, climate justice and chemicals issues as they relate to environmental justice (EJ) communities and Labor (Organized and Unorganized). Born in México and brought to the U.S. as a child, José’s work in social justice issues is rooted in his upbringing in the Southern California avocado fields alongside both his parents. Since the 1990s, José has gained recognition as a national and international leader in the EJ movement. José has worked on numerous campaigns in the U.S. and in México in his 30 years of organizing.

Panel Information

Wednesday, February 17

2:05 PM EST

The Time for Environmental Justice is Now

The impacts of climate change, pollution, and environmental degradation continue to harm, displace, and create instability in our communities. Now with a Senate and House in Democratic hands and the Biden-Harris Administration, there is an opportunity to go bold on legislation on climate and environmental justice issues. This panel will provide an update on opportunities for community leaders to engage in advocacy efforts.

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