The next Jamaica Plain Forum will feature Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley and Rev. Mariama White-Hammond leading a town hall discussion about the Green New Deal.
In her first term, Pressley (D-MA 7th) has been a vocal leader about supporting a Green New Deal for the country that would transition our country from fossil fuels to clean energy.
I am proud to continue supporting a #GreenNewDeal and to continue rejecting donations from #FossilFuel companies. TY to the bold, visionary citizen activists who are taking #action to stop climate change and to build a more sustainable future for generations to come. https://t.co/YY5sHqBu1A
— Ayanna Pressley (@AyannaPressley) November 19, 2018
"The ecological and economic justice challenges of our time require all of us to work for an equitable, healthy and livable planet for all. Responding to our environmental crisis must be done in a way that bridges Boston’s racial divide," says the Jamaica Plain Forum website about the town hall. "A just and sustainable transition must follow the leadership of women of color who have helped move forward many critical issues in our current political environment. Women of color leading the way!"
White-Hammond is the associate minister for ecological justice & interim children, youth, and family pastor at the Bethel AME Church in Jamaica Plain.
The event will be on Saturday, April 20 from 3 to 5 pm at the First Church (6 Eliot St., Jamaica Plain). This event is free with an eventbrite ticket by clicking here.