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

Climate Advocacy Lab, Climate Justice Alliance
12/11/19

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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