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National Latino Climate Leadership Forum 2016
Success on climate change requires public support and political will that will help put America on a path toward a more sustainable and just future.  This includes ensuring that a diversity of Americans is involved in climate discussions and the solutions.

Climate solutions require Latino leadership, and this leadership must emerge from within – from leaders whom Latinos trust and who can inspire action on climate.

On Friday, June 17th, 2016, in Washington, DC, The National Latino Climate Leadership Forum brought together Latino CEO and c-suite level leaders from faith, health, business, education, community, government, culture, and environment for a day of sharing and collaboration to develop priorities and plans to accelerate engagement of American Latinos on climate.

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AGENDA

8:30 am      Welcome and Opening Keynotes

9:00 am      Latinos & Climate – The Imperative and The Opportunity (Speakers)

9:45 am      Building Leadership – Who, How, What’s Needed (Speakers, Work-Session)

11:15 am    Let’s Talk Climate: Effective Latino Climate Messaging (Presentation, Q&A)

12:00 pm    Keynote speakers and lunch

12:40 pm    What’s Working, Collaboration for Collective Impact (Panel, Work-Session)

2:15 pm      Opportunities and Priorities for Accelerating Leadership (Interactive Session)

2:55 pm      Open Mic, Closing Remarks

3:30 pm      Reception

SPEAKERS

Speakers
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Vanessa Hauc
Correspondent
Noticiero Telemundo

KEYNOTE

Brent Wilkes
National Executive Director
League of United Latin American Citizens 

Jennifer-Allen

Jennifer Allen
Vice President and National Director
Chispa at League of Conservation Voters
Jose-Calderon

José Calderón
President
Hispanic Federation
Vanessa-Cardenas

Vanessa Cardenas
Director, Climático
World Wildlife Fund
Dr-Antonio-Flores

Dr. Antonio Flores
President and CEO
Hispanic Association of Colleges
and Universities
Ruben-Guerra

Dr. Ruben Guerra
Chairman and CEO
Latin Business Association
Nicole-Hernandez-Hammer

Nicole Hernandez Hammer
Southeast Advocacy Coordinator
for Climate and Energy
Union of Concerned Scientists

Stephanie Herrera
Chief Operating Officer
Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Celinda-Lake

Edwin Luevanos
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Citizen Energy
Jorge-Madrid

Jorge Madrid
Campaign Manager
Environmental Defense Fund

Mark Magaña
Founding President and CEO
GreenLatinos

Honorable Robert Menendez
Senator, New Jersey
United States Senate
Bob-Perkowitz

Kimberly Wasserman Nieto
Organizing and Strategy Director
Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO)

Pamela Rivera
Partnership and Constituency Advocate
Voces Verdes
Dr-Elena-Rios

Dr. Elena Rios
MS, MSPH, President and CEO
National Hispanic Medical Association
Javier-Sierra

Javier Sierra
Director of Latino Media Outreach
Sierra Club
Gabriel-Salgeuro

Rev. Dr. Gabriel Salguero
President
National Latino Evangelical Coalition
Mar-Munoz-Visoso

Mar Muñoz Visoso
Executive Director, Secretariat of
Cultural Diversity in the church
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)
Meighen-Speiser

Meighen Speiser
Chief Engagement Officer
ecoAmerica
MISSION

Bring together 75+ national Latino CEO and c-suite level leaders in a highly engaging and interactive form, to discuss and explore all aspects of Latino Leadership on climate solutions.

Broaden and accelerate Latino climate leadership on climate solutions by sharing information, exchanging ideas and best practices, and planning to build capacity for effective action.

Expand collaboration for collective impact, by identifying opportunities to work with each other, within and beyond sectors, and with other organizations interested in supporting Latino climate leadership.

WHO SHOULD JOIN

The National Climate Leadership Forum builds capacity and leadership for climate action with major Latino institutions,
leaders, and organizations that support them.

Who Should Join:

CEOs and executive staff of major Latino organizations from health, faith, business, education, culture, community, government, and the environment.

Program leaders from major national associations, associations, and foundations that support Latinos.

Executive-level Latino leaders who are engaged or want to engage in climate leadership.

THANK YOU

The National Latino Climate Leadership Forum is brought to you by ecoAmerica with support from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, World Wildlife Fund/Climatico (host), and partners.  ecoAmerica would like to thank the following partners for their collaboration and support, both intellectually and financially, in this event. 

If you are interested in participating as a partner in this event, please contact Meighen Speiser.

Co-hosts:


    

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Partners:
1.HispanicHeritage
6.EDF
Supporters:
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STEERING COMMITTEE

Jennifer Allen
Vice President and National Director
Chispa at League of Conservation Voters
Stephanie Herrera
Chief Operating Officer
Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Deborah Burke
Program Associate, Sustainable Development
Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Jorge Madrid
Campaign Manager
Environmental Defense Fund
José Calderón
President
Hispanic Federation
Mark Magaña
Founding President and CEO
GreenLatinos
Vanessa Cardenas
Director, Climático
World Wildlife Fund
Adrianna Quintero
Founder and Director
Voces Verdes
Laura M. Esquivel
Director of National Advocacy
Hispanic Federation
Rev. Dr. Gabriel Salguero
President
National Latino Evangelical Coalition
Dr. Antonio Flores
President and CEO
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Javier Sierra
Directo of Latino Media Outreach
Sierra Club
Lucia Oliva Hennelly
Campaign Manager, New Climate Partnerships
Environmental Defense Fund
Meighen Speiser
Chief Engagement Officer
ecoAmerica

This is an invitation only event

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