9:00. Land Acknowledgement - Corinna Gould, Chair & spokesperson for the Confederated Villages of Lisjan/ Ohlone
Welcome - Cheryl Davila, Former Councilmember, City of Berkeley/ Founder CEMTF
Overview of the day - Amos, Vice Chair CEMTF
Keynote speaker -- Eduardo Martinez, Councilmember, City of Richmond
Speakers and panels include:
Richmond--Protecting the land, Centering and Transforming our Communities
Katt Ramos: Coordinator - Richmond Our Power Coalition
Floy Andrews: Environmental Attorney, focusing on local government policy and practice
Tesfaye Tsadik: Environmental & civil right attorney with municipal law background.
Stand.Earth Safe Cities Fossil Fuel Organizing Overview
Matt Krogh: Oil and gas activist and co-director of Stand.earth's SAFE Cities campaign
Wilder Zeiser: Angelino and Climate Campaigner with SAFE Cities.
“2nd Generation" Biofuels Refining - “Renewable" Diesel or the Next False Climate Solution.
Gary Hughes: Biofuels Watch, Stay-Grounded Network for a Just Transition, Global Forest Coalition, Hands off Mother Earth
Charlie Davidson: Founding member of the Sunflower Alliance. Board member of the Rodeo Citizens Association, Rodeo-Hercules Fire Protection District.
Open Forum & Visioning
Katt Ramos: - What do our cities look like in 100 years
Closing Remarks--Cheryl Davila
CEMTF Founder & Chair
CEMTF Fundraising Committee
As a Councilmember for the City of Berkeley, Cheryl was a champion for the climate. Under her leadership the Climate Emergency Declaration passed unanimously in June 2018 which was the sixth in the world. Now over 2006 governments around the world have since declared climate emergencies.
Cheryl founded CEMTF in 2019. Did you know the prohibition of natural gas infrastructure in new buildings came out of the CEMTF? True.
Tribal Chair Confederated Villages of Lisjan
Sogorea Te Land Trust
Corrina Gould is the Tribal leader of the Confederated Villages of Lisjan. The Tribes territory is inclusive of five Bay Area Counties and her current work includes protection of Sacred Sites, the creation of the first Urban Indigenous Women-led Land Trust in the Country with the specific goal of rematriation, tribal revitalization and
Vice Chair CEMTF
Founder and Chief Planting Officer
100K Trees for Humanity
Committee Member California Urban Forestry Advisory Committee CalFIRE
Amos White is Founder and Chief Planting Officer with 100K Trees for Humanity. He chairs the Climate Emergency Mobilization Committee of CASA - the City of Alameda's environmental task force, where he co-authored the City of Alameda 2019 Climate Emergency Declaration Resolution.