HERE for Climate Webinar Series on Energy, Equity, Health, and Solutions in Relation to Climate Change
In early 2021, the American Humanist Association’s Humanist Environmental Response Effort (HERE) for Climate initiative is offering a four-part online series to continue the conversation started in the May 2019 open lecture series Climate Justice: A Better Future for Us All. The new series will highlight the challenges climate change brings to communities in relation to energy, food, and health and how we create equitable and effective solutions moving forward. Join us in learning through these engaging presentations and conversations.
Our Health and the Environment’s Health
January 28, 2021 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm EST.
Each session will be held on Zoom Webinar and recorded — learn more about Zoom and sign up for free here.
Watch this talk on Zoom here: https://zoom.us/j/91843782348
Gloria E. Barrera, MSN, RN, PEL-CSN is a certified school nurse at a public high school outside of Chicago, and an adjunct professor of nursing at several universities. She serves on the National Board of Directors of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses, and is the first Latina President of Illinois Association of School Nurses and President Elect of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses-Illinois Chapter—both strong affiliates of ANA-Illinois. She’s been engaged with ANA-Illinois by serving on the Legislative Committee and most recently as the Membership Engagement Committee. Gloria has been appointed to the IDPH Diversity in Health Care Professions Task Force as well as the Illinois Terrorism Task Force’s School Safety Committee. She represents the American Public Health Association’s Public Health Association’s (APHA) Nursing Section in the Nursing Coalition on Climate Change and Health and is an active member of the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments (ANHE).
Eugenia Gibbons is the Boston Director of Climate Policy at Health Care Without Harm. Her expertise includes energy efficiency, as well as equity and climate justice. For more than a decade, Eugenia has worked to build partnerships across interests and sectors to advocate for, develop, and implement state climate solutions that are sustainable, affordable, equitable, and achieve deep greenhouse gas emission reductions in New England. Eugenia previously served as Policy Director at Green Energy Consumers Alliance and Program Director with the Environmental League of Massachusetts. She holds a masters of Urban & Environmental Policy & Planning from Tufts University and is a proud alumna of the University of Connecticut. When not working, Eugenia enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering in her community, and traveling.