Green For All Will Host Panel on the Green Economy

Written by: Shamar Bibbins, Senior Political Associate

On Friday, September 21, 2012, Green For All will once again partner with Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, to host the Congressman’s issue forum at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 42nd Annual Legislative Conference.  The panel entitled, The Truth About the Green Economy: The Job Killing Agenda and Who’s Standing Behind It, will address who’s standing in the way of moving the green economy forward, highlight facts about job growth and green economy, and talk about the deliberate attack on the movement and strategies to respond. 

The discussion will feature Congressman Cleaver, who represents Missouri’s 5th congressional district; MSNBC Commentator Jeff Johnson; Gilbert Campbell, Co-Owner of Volt Energy and a member of Green For All’s Sustainable Business Network; and Danielle Dean, Director of the Energy and Environment Program at The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.

Since 2010, Green For All has hosted panels, receptions and other events to highlight the green economy at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Legislative Conference. This year’s conference will take place from Wednesday, September 19th thru Saturday, September 22nd.

For additional details on Green For All’s panel with Congressman Cleaver, download here.

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The Green Room Reception this Friday, September 21 

Green For All joins Sierra Club and NAACP to host The Green Room Reception on Friday, September 21, 2012 from 6-8:00pm at The Park at Fourteenth (920 14th Street NW, Washington D.C).  The Green Room Reception is to recognize African American energy and environmental professionals during the 2012 Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference by providing an opportunity to network and collaborate with African Americans working across these sectors, with the goal of fostering leadership in the development of minority young professionals who enter them. Hosted by: Broccoli City, Vestige Strategies, Sierra Club, Environmental Defense Fund, Green For All, American Association of Blacks in Energy, NAACP & Uptown.  To download the flyer, click here. Please RSVP:

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