Bradford Seminar: “The Washington State Environmental Justice Council’s Transformative Role in the Implementation of the HEAL Act and the Climate Commitment Act”

Running Grass, faculty at Antioch University, will present “Implementation of the HEAL Act and the Climate Commitment Act.” This seminar will be held in-person (PUID holders only) and available via livestream (open to all).

Running-Grass is an educator and a long-time social justice and environmental activist.

He is nationally recognized for his formative contributions to the fields of Multicultural Environmental Education and Environmental Justice.  Running-Grass was one of the 300 delegates to the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit in 1991, which launched the Environmental Justice movement onto the national stage.

He served for 22 years at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, focused on Environmental Justice issues at multiple levels of government, where he applied his expertise to identifying and addressing these issues at the community level.

He was appointed by Governor Inslee of Washington State to the first Environmental Justice Council in the state, which is tasked to track and assist state agencies in the implementation of the HEAL Act and the Climate Commitment Act.

Running-Grass is a founding faculty member of the Urban Environmental Education Graduate Program at Antioch University, Seattle, where he teaches courses on Multicultural Environmental Education; Multicultural Environmental Leadership; and Race, Culture, and Equity.

This event is part of the David Bradford Energy and Environmental Policy Seminar Series organized by the Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment (C-PREE) in the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and co-sponsored by the High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI).

Bradford Seminar: “The Washington State Environmental Justice Council’s Transformative Role in the Implementation of the HEAL Act and the Climate Commitment Act”

Event Date

Mon, Apr 15, 2024 ・ 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Location

300 Wallace Hall; Online via Media Central Live

Running Grass, faculty at Antioch University, will present “Implementation of the HEAL Act and the Climate Commitment Act.” This seminar will be held in-person (PUID holders only) and available via livestream (open to all).

Running-Grass is an educator and a long-time social justice and environmental activist.

He is nationally recognized for his formative contributions to the fields of Multicultural Environmental Education and Environmental Justice.  Running-Grass was one of the 300 delegates to the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit in 1991, which launched the Environmental Justice movement onto the national stage.

He served for 22 years at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, focused on Environmental Justice issues at multiple levels of government, where he applied his expertise to identifying and addressing these issues at the community level.

He was appointed by Governor Inslee of Washington State to the first Environmental Justice Council in the state, which is tasked to track and assist state agencies in the implementation of the HEAL Act and the Climate Commitment Act.

Running-Grass is a founding faculty member of the Urban Environmental Education Graduate Program at Antioch University, Seattle, where he teaches courses on Multicultural Environmental Education; Multicultural Environmental Leadership; and Race, Culture, and Equity.

This event is part of the David Bradford Energy and Environmental Policy Seminar Series organized by the Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment (C-PREE) in the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and co-sponsored by the High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI).