(202) 675-0016 DC, MD, VA
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Transit Equity Day Lunch & Learn with VA Sierra Club

February 4, 2022 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm

Transit Equity Day is celebrated on February 4, in honor of the 109th birthday of civil rights icon Rosa Parks. Labor leaders, social justice advocates, and climate justice activists will unite across the nation to advocate for affordable, accessible, clean, and safe transit for all.

This year’s event focuses on how to provide equitable, improved transit without displacing existing lower income communities.

Hear Virginia leaders talk about challenges and potential solutions:

  • Karen Campblin, Transportation and Smart Growth co-chair of the Sierra Club Virginia Chapter, Environmental and Climate Justice chair of the Virginia State Conference of the NAACP, President of the Fairfax NAACP, and co-director of the Green New Deal Virginia Coalition
  • Takis Karantonis, Arlington County Board Member
  • Michelle Krocker, Executive Director, Northern Virginia Affordable Housing Alliance
  • Stewart Schwartz- Q&A moderator, Executive Director and co-founder of the Coalition for Smarter Growth