UCLA Arrowhead Series: Advancing Environmental Justice and Climate Action
COVID-19 is one of many overlapping crises, with structural racism, climate change, and disappropriate pollution impacts being others. This panel is meant to address these last two, with perspectives on the opportunities to advance them as part of COVID-19 recovery.
Environmental Equity Program Manager, Greenlining Institute
Policy Advocate, ClimatePlan
The UCLA Arrowhead Symposium presents the remote learning series Not “Back to Normal:” Mapping a Just Transportation Recovery from COVID-19. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, transportation agencies have suffered a profound shock, after already struggling with ages of systemwide inequities and inefficiencies. The intensity and speed with which COVID-19 spread through communities around the globe forced quick and often difficult adaptations by the industry. These challenges were exacerbated by transportation’s history of rigid and slow-changing systems. Returning “back to normal” would mean returning to an era of declining transit ridership, chronic congestion, unsafe streets, regressive finance, and persistent mobility challenges for economically and socially vulnerable populations.
$79 – Guarantees access to all 10 sessions and recorded materials, plus ability to interact with speakers, breakout sessions, networking opportunities, and more. Scholarships available for full registration access.
Free – Observer-only access.
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