We are delighted to announce that Heather McTeer Toney will be joining the “Women in Leadership on the Environment” panel at the FORUM2020. Heather was the first African-American, first female and the youngest to serve as Mayor of Greenville, Mississippi from 2004-2012. In 2014, she was appointed by President Barack Obama as Regional Administrator for Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Southeast Region. Known for her energetic and genuine commitment to people, her work has made her a national figure in the area of public service, environmental justice and community engagement. She currently serves as the National Field Director for Moms Clean Air Force, an organization of over 1 million moms and dads committed to fighting climate change and protecting children from the dangers of air pollution.
Please join us on Friday October 16 from 10am-1pm EST, for the free event focusing on the climate emergency. Watch a 3 min clip or the full length interview of our Temple of Understanding interview. Learn about the other speakers and about the FORUM2020https://ecojusticeforall.org/kitagawa program here.