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Saturday, September 13 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
GreenLatinos Forum: Why Environmentalism Matters to Latino Americans and why We are the Solution and not the Problem? - FREE ADMISSION

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Facts & Issues on Air, Water, Open Space, Climate Change, and Clean Energy and what the major actions around each are, and where the strong potential for gains over the next four years exists.
Javier Sierra (Sierra Club)
Adrianna Quintero (NRDC VOCES)
Rod Torrez (HECHO)
Jenniffer Allen (League of Conservation Voters)
Mark Magana (Green Latinos)
Pati Romero Lankao (NCAR) 
Grace Tiscareno Sato (Lattinovating) 

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Mark Magana

President & CEO, GreenLatinos
Mark Magaña is the President and founder of GreenLatinos, a national coalition of Latino environmental, natural resources and conservation leaders.  Mark Magaña is also the founder and principal of the Hispanic Strategy Group, a government and public relations consulting firm. Mr. Magaña was the first Latino to serve as senior staff at the White House and in Congressional leadership -- as Special Assistant to President Clinton for... Read More →
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Javier Sierra

Javier Sierra is a bilingual media consultant and nationally syndicated | columnist for the Sierra Club. | | His monthly column about Latinos and the environment is regularly published | by the country's top bilingual publications, including Los Angeles' La Opinion, and New York City's El Diario-La Prensa.

Speakers
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Jennifer Allen

Jennifer Allen is the Director of the Latino Outreach Program at the League of Conservation Voters where she works to expand LCV's Latino support base in the fight against climate change. Prior to joining the LCV, for ten years Jennifer was the founding Executive Director of the Border Action Network, Arizona's largest immigrant and border community organization, where she led successful state and national policy campaigns. Jennifer's prior... Read More →
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Pati Romero Lankao

Paty Romero-Lankao is an "interdisciplinary sociologist", and a Scientist at NCAR currently leading the "Urban Futures" initiative there (http://www.ral.ucar.edu/csap/themes/urbanfutures.php). Cities are key players in the climate arena as emitters of GHG, vulnerability hotspots and crucibles of innovation, and her research explores the dynamics of urbanization that shape urban emissions, vulnerabilities and risk. She has also analyzed why and... Read More →
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Adrianna Quintero

Adrianna works at NRDC as their Senior Attorney, but began as a litigator with their environmental health program, where she specialized in public health issues surrounding safe drinking water, bottled water, pesticides and toxic air pollution. Adrianna has appeared on numerous English and Spanish language television and radio programs nationwide and internationally. Adrianna is featured in “Tapped,” the 2009 documentary film on... Read More →
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Rod Torrez

Rod Torrez was born in Williams, Arizona, and has lived most of his life in the West. Love for the outdoors and an ethic to care for the land was instilled in him during his childhood in Arizona and Colorado, where he learned to enjoy hiking, camping, fishing, hunting and cross-country skiing. Descended from Chavez, Torrez, Baca and Cordova families of New Mexico and Northern Arizona, and with ties to Pueblo culture, his roots run centuries deep... Read More →


Saturday September 13, 2014 12:00pm - 1:30pm
The Dairy Center for the Arts, Performance Space. 26th & Walnut Street | Boulder, CO 80302

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