Sustainability Series: Environmental Priorities Coalition – Advocating for Maine’s Environment
5:30pm - 7:00pm
It’s not always easy to figure out which of the hundreds of bills working their way through the Maine Legislature have the most potential to protect Maine’s environment, public health, and clean energy future. That’s where Maine’s Environmental Priorities Coalition (EPC) comes in! This partnership of 37 environmental, conservation, and public health organizations has identified legislation that represents the best collective opportunities to protect and increase access to clean water, protect biodiversity and our environment, fund opportunities for climate education, address out-of-state waste, and improve tribal-state relations. Join Kathleen Meil, Director of Policy & Partnerships at Maine Conservation Voters / Maine Conservation Alliance, to learn more about the EPC’s 2022 policy agenda and how you can get involved.
About the Speaker
Kathleen Meil is the Director of Policy and Partnerships at Maine Conservation Voters, where she leads the state and federal climate action and Clean Energy for All campaigns, serves on the Steering Committee of the Maine Climate Council, and facilitates the Environmental Priorities Coalition, a partnership of environmental, conservation, and public health organizations. Kathleen began her career as an elementary school teacher and remains committed to education and collaboration as the foundation for transformative change. She chairs the board of Trekkers, a youth mentoring organization in Midcoast Maine. Kathleen holds an MEd in Elementary Education from Lesley University and a BA in Science Education Policy and English Literature from Kenyon College. She lives with her family in Camden.
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When: Mar 23, 2022 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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About the Series » Portland’s Sustainability Series: Leading conversations on Maine’s changing climate
Portland’s Sustainability Series is co-hosted by the Portland Public Library and the Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative. Sustainability is the endurance of systems and processes through time. The Portland Sustainability Series presents a diversity of speakers to share different aspects of the work moving Maine to greater endurance and sustainability. Please join us as we engage in these important issues and conversations!