As the federal government continues its failure to address the global climate crisis, innovative public-private partnerships such as the 2030 District Network are doing important work to fight climate change with local communities and businesses.
Peter Dobrovolny, retired architect and city planner
Peter was instrumental in creating the first 2030 District in Seattle as a city employee developing green building programs. In 2016, Peter cofounded the Tucson 2030 District, of which he currently serves as chair.
Barbara Warren, executive director of PSR Arizona
Barbara is a retired physician in internal and community medicine. She works to promote clean renewable energy, water protection and conservation, and education for communities to address the health and environmental impacts of the climate crisis. Barbara serves on the Tucson 2030 District Board of Directors.
Tuesday, June 25 at 8 pm EDT
Interested in advocating for climate change and public health action? Join APHA’s Speak for Health Advocacy Bootcamp in Washington, D.C., for a two-day training tailored to public health students and early-career professionals on how to be an effective public health advocate. This year’s bootcamp theme is Climate Changes Health. The training will cover the basics of how to advocate for evidence-based public health policies, including how to navigate Capitol Hill, how to amplify your advocacy with communications strategy and how to message your issue.
The Center for Climate, Health and Equity is thrilled to be offering ten scholarships of $700 each to support students and recent graduates interested in attending the Speak for Health Bootcamp. For more information on scholarship eligibility and the selection process, visit the scholarship application page.