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2021 NYC Environmental Candidate School Recap

March 4, 2021

Throughout the month of February, we held a series of environmental candidate schools for those running for elected office in New York City.

A full rundown of our panelists for each school can be found here.

Brief descriptions of each school will follow, however detailed descriptions can be found by following the links in the titles below.

On February 8th, we held a Candidate School session on Waste Management and Building Emissions. Our Candidate Schools aim to educate candidates for public office in New York City and their campaigns on key environmental and public health issues in the city. A recording of the session can be watched here. The first part of the session featured a panel focused on waste management, while the second part brought a different panel of experts in the area of building emissions.

On February 11th, we held a Candidate School session on Infrastructure and Transportation. A recording of the session can be watched here. The first part of the session featured presentations focused on transportation, while the second part brought more presentations from experts in the area of infrastructure. Each part was followed by a Q&A session.

On February 18th, we held a Candidate School session on Public Health and Parks. A recording of the session can be watched here. The first part of the session featured presentations focused on lead poisoning, while the second part brought more presentations from experts on the city’s parks. 

On February 22nd, we held a Candidate School session on Resiliency. A recording of the session can be watched here. The first part of the session featured presentations focused on heat resiliency, while the second part brought more presentations from experts on coastal resiliency.

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