Archive for 2013

[VIDEO] Our Climate, Our City, Our Future: Queens, NYC

On November 20th, 2013, CSI Founder and President Maya Wiley lead the third and final community discussion on environmental justice, race and rebuilding in New York City one year after Hurricane Sandy.

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Community-Scale Energy: Models, Strategy and Racial Equity

We are all facing the threats of climate change. From superstorms like Katrina and Sandy to wildfires across Colorado, we are losing homes, businesses and lives. In the face of these threats, how are communities, particularly frontline communities, innovating, adapting and mitigating the impacts of climate change? We created this scan of community-scale energy projects to document strategies and models that communities are using to fight climate change by reducing our reliance on dirty energy.

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Center for Social Inclusion Hosts Forum on Climate Change, Race and Rebuilding In The Lower East Side One Year After Hurricane Sandy

*** MEDIA ADVISORY *** October 22, 2013 Contact:  Dennis Chin Phone: 212-248-2785 x1450; 609-954-2111 Email: dchin@thecsi.org Marfa Dialogues/NY Partner, the Center for Social Inclusion, Hosts Forum on Climate Change, Race and […]

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Energy Democracy – Community-Led Solutions: Three Case Studies

Energy Democracy – Community-Led Solutions is a compilation of three case studies highlighting the work of communities of color developing community-scale renewable energy projects to improve their neighborhoods. The case studies identify obstacles that these projects encountered and recommend policies that would help bring all of our communities into the renewable energy economy.

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Join us: Our Climate, Our City, Our Future

Join us for a series of conversations on environmental justice and rebuilding in New York City one year after Hurricane Sandy.

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[VIDEO] Maya Wiley on Inequality in New York City

On Tuesday, September 24th, 2013, CSI Founder and President Maya Wiley was invited by the Roosevelt Institute to discuss income inequality in New York and how the next New York City Mayor should address the disparity.

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Cutting Food Stamps: Fueling Hunger, not Solutions

Meet Evannie. She works hard as a waitress but barely earns a living and struggles to put food on the table for herself and her seven year old daughter, Lily. Balancing the costs of healthcare and childcare with food, Evannie often skips meals to ensure that Lily can eat. Without the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) — aka food stamps — both Evannie and Lily would starve. Period.

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[VIDEO] Maya Wiley’s Congressional Testimony on Race & Justice

On Tuesday July 3rd, 2013, CSI Founder and President Maya Wiley was invited by the House Democratic Steering & Policy Committee to talk about race and justice in the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict. The hearing was organized by the Congressional Black Caucus. View her remarks here. Download her prepared remarks here.

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