Thursday, October 7, 2021

2:00 - 3:15 PM (ET)

A live streamed event. Advanced registration required 


Please join us for virtual event, which will cover the health impacts of extreme weather worsened by climate change, the disproportionate harm to low-income communities and communities of color, and the need for equitable, climate-resilient infrastructure, including challenges and success stories from local experts. Miami- Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava will kick off the event with opening remarks, followed by a panel discussion featuring speakers who will discuss how leaders are implementing infrastructure solutions to combat extreme weather and inequity in their communities. There will be an opportunity for audience Q&A.

Co-hosted by the Center for Environmental Policy, American Lung Association and Center for Environmental Filmmaking.

Moderator: Zack Colman, Reporter, Politico

Featured Guests:

  • Opening Remarks by Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, Miami-Dade County, State of Florida

  • Natasha DeJarnett, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Louisville

  • Marc Coudert, Environmental Program Manager, Office of Sustainability, City of Austin

  • Gabriela GoldfarbEnvironmental Public Health Section manager, Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division 

 This event is open to press. If you are a member of the press, please register and email Alex Trimble ( to officially RSVP.

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