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Community Leadership Summit
Best Practices for Building Successful Projects
Monday, March 12, 2018
UC Riverside Extension
1200 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92507
Join representatives from state agencies, local government, non-profit and community organizations to discuss the best practices in promoting community engagement, outreach, and assistance as we transition to a healthier, more sustainable California.

Travel scholarships are available for small nonprofit and community based organizations. To apply for a travel scholarship.
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Welcome: Randall Winston, California Strategic Growth Council
Opening Remarks: Ashley Conrad-Saydah, California Environmental Protection Agency
Keynote Address: Hermila “Mily” Treviño-Sauceda, Alianza Nacional de Campesinas
Panel Discussion: Delivering Benefits to Impacted Communities: Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going. Moderator: Colleen Callahan, UCLA Luskin Center Panelists: Veronica Garibay, Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability, Chione Flegal, PolicyLink, Michele Hasson, Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice, and Matthew Botill, California Air Resources Board
Presentation: Overview of California Climate Investment Outreach & Technical Assistance Efforts. Panelists: IIonka Zlatar, California Air Resources Board, and Monica Palmeira, California Strategic Growth Council

Connecting California Climate Investments (CCI) Projects with Communities. Facilitators: Madeline Wander, USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity, Eleanor Torres, Incredible Edible Community Garden, and Bailey Smith, California Air Resources Board
Growing California Climate Investments (CCI) Program Outreach and Awareness. Facilitators: Emi Wang, Greenlining Institute, Tom Knox, Valley CAN, and Ilonka Zlatar, California Air Resources Board
Building Community Partnerships: Local and Regional Strategies. Facilitators:Jeanie Ward-Waller, Caltrans, and Julie Bjork, City of Ontario
Best Practices for Technical Assistance: Project Development and Implementation. Facilitators: Monica Palmeira, California Strategic Growth Council, Richard France, Estolano LeSar Advisors, and Jaydeep Bhatia, California Department of Food and Agriculture

Panel Discussion: Maximizing Social Equity in Climate Projects. Moderator: Yana Garcia, California Environmental Protection Agency Panelists: Tamika Butler, LA Neighborhood Land Trust, John Moon, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and Alana Matthews, California Energy Commission
Closing Remarks: Veronica Eady, California Air Resources Board

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This event is free and open to the public.
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