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Toward A Green and Just Recovery for Toronto: An Online Discussion

Join the Toronto Environmental Alliance for the first in a series of discussions to envision a just and green recovery for Toronto. 

COVID-19 has been an unparalleled global crisis and one which shows clearly many of the deep fault lines in our society that existed before this pandemic began. Torontonians were already struggling to access good jobs, stable housing, and healthy food, and our city was facing a climate crisis. 

Now, governments are beginning to plan for what the longer-term economic recovery will look like. In Toronto, Mayor John Tory has struck a new Task Force to develop a recovery plan. 

The decisions our governments make must put us on a path to recovery that builds a more just, resilient and sustainable city. 

What does that pathway to recovery look like in Toronto? What are we learning during this crisis that helps us imagine a path forward? What are concrete actions Toronto could take in its recovery plan? 

These are some of the questions we'll be exploring during an online discussion on Thursday, April 23rd. Join us - RSVP using the form at the bottom of the page

Note: we are planning to record a portion of this event. If you can't attend but would like to be sent a link to the recording, please RSVP. 


When: Thursday, April 23rd from 4-5 pm

Where: Zoom – sign up below for the link

If you have not used Zoom on your computer or mobile device before, we recommend giving yourself time before the event to download Zoom to your device (it is free to use). Otherwise, you will be prompted to download and install Zoom when you click to join. 

To join the event: 

  1. Please RSVP in advance. You will receive a link to the event in your confirmation email. 
  2. Download Zoom for free if you have not already.
  3. Open the Zoom link on April 23rd at 4:00 p.m.

Speakers: 

Rosemarie Powell. Rosemarie Powell is a passionate advocate for social, economic and environmental justice. Rosemarie is currently the Executive Director of the Toronto Community Benefits Network (TCBN), a community-labour coalition with a membership base of 120 groups and organizations across Toronto. 

Anjum Sultana. Anjum Sultana is the National Director of Public Policy & Strategic Communications for YWCA Canada and currently serves on the boards of the Council of Agencies Serving South Asians (CASSA), Regent Park Community Health Centre, and the Toronto Environmental Alliance.

Heather Marshall. Heather Marshall is the Campaigns Director for the Toronto Environmental Alliance. 

Moderated by Emmay Mah. Emmay Mah is the Executive Director of the Toronto Environmental Alliance. 

WHEN
April 23, 2020 at 4pm - 5pm
WHERE
Online - Zoom (RSVP for the link)
CONTACT
Toronto Environmental Alliance ·

Will you come?