Social Issue Talk: Environmental Justice

Investing in the Grassroots to Achieve Environmental and Social Justice
March 06, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Foley & Lardner LLP
SIF Social Issue Talk Series
Join the Social Innovation Forum on March 6, 2018 from 12:00 - 1:30 pm for the Social Issue Talk "Investing in the Grassroots to Achieve Environmental and Social Justice." Lunch will be provided. Space is limited so please RSVP below.

Mariella Puerto
Mariella Puerto, Co-Director of Climate, Barr Foundation
Mariella Puerto is a co-director for Climate, managing Barr’s grantmaking and other initiatives that catalyze the transition to a clean-energy economy. This includes promoting policies and practices that accelerate the adoption of energy efficiency and renewable power sources in the New England region and connecting to similar efforts nationally. She serves on the board of the Environmental Grantmakers Association and as co-chair of the Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities’ GREEN! Working Group.
2018 Social Innovator
GreenRoots is a community-based organization working to achieve environmental justice through collective action, unity, empowerment, and youth leadership. GreenRoots has an impressive track record of resident-led activism that has brought about achieving significant environmental justice accomplishments and publish health victories for Chelsea, East Boston, and the region.

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This March, the Social Innovation Forum (SIF) will hold eight free, educational events across the city as a part of our annual March Social Issue Talk Series where funders and community leaders can hear from leading experts and our 2018 Social Innovators about the latest trends, best practices, and exciting innovations across a variety of fields.

Learn about the entire series here