Webinar: OurPower Puerto Rico: A campaign case study & framework for "Just Recovery"

Climate Advocacy Lab, Climate Justice Alliance

As communities and advocates worldwide work to respond adequately to increasing climate disasters, where can climate advocates find resources to advance just, equitable, and community-based disaster recovery?

Join the Climate Advocacy Lab and Climate Justice Alliance for a 75-min webinar on CJA's OurPower Puerto Rico case study and report, highlighting tools, practices, and experiential lessons learned from applying a participatory model of "Just Recovery" to disaster response in Puerto Rico following hurricane María (and others).

We will hear from authors of CJA's multimedia report "Our Power Puerto Rico: Moving Toward a Just Recovery" who will share:

  • Details of the OurPower PR campaign – including details about the on-the-ground brigades that were organized to support recovery; the efforts to bring clean energy to farms on the island; and the critical role of food sovereignty and agroecology
  • Best practices & lessons learned from the Just Recover model of people-to-people disaster response
  • Some of the challenges in doing this work, and the insights that resulted from addressing these hurdles
  • ...And more!

We'll hear from frontline organizers, experts, and report authors:

  • Jesús Vázquez, Organización Boricua
  • Shakara Tyler, Black Dirt Farm Collective
  • Jayeesha Dutta, Another Gulf Is Possible

If your work would benefit from a forward-leaning, people-centered approach to disaster recovery – and if you're interested in building on lessons learned from on-the-ground organizers and responders – this webinar is for you! We hope you'll join us.

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