Monday, March 6th; 6:00 PM
7440 Creekside Centre Drive, Anchorage
National climate justice expert Jacqui Patterson will address national and Alaskan environmental justice and economic opportunities. Jacqui is the director of the NAACP Environmental & Climate Justice Program and has been a researcher, program manager, advocate and activist on women’s rights, violence against women, HIV & AIDS, racial justice, environmental justice, and climate justice. This event is free and co-hosted by REAP (Renewable Energy Alaska Project) and NAACP Anchorage Chapter, with support by Advanced Energy Economy and ML&P.
Tuesday, March 7th; 6:00-8:00 PM
49th State Brewing, Anchorage
Special guest Jacqui Patterson will kick off a conversation with energy experts in installation, efficiency, and community engagement. Focus will be on how reductions in carbon emissions through solar energy can promote equity and environmental justice among frontline communities.
Mat-Su Conversation Lunch Series
Alaska Legislature: 2017 Lay of the Land
March 8, 11:30 AM
Speakers: Louie Flora, Government Affairs Director; Meghan Cavanaugh, Political and Field Director (The Alaska Center)
All members of the community are welcome. Each lunch features time for introductions, a keynote presentation, questions, discussion, and announcements. The Conversation Lunch series takes place at Turkey Red in Palmer on the 1st Wednesday of each month. Each event is brought to you by The Alaska Center and our partners: Neighborworks Alaska and Spring Creek Farm.
Juneau March For Salmon
Friday, March 17th at 4 PM; Mariner Park, Juneau
Come learn more about how Alaska Youth for Environmental Action is advocating for updates to the salmon protections in our state. We’ll march for salmon from Marine Park to the Capitol Steps, where we’ll eat salmon and hear from leaders championing protections for our fish.
Some poster making materials will be provided at Marine Park. If you want to join but can’t march, come to the Capitol Steps for some lunch and speeches.
How Did You Celebrate Wild Alaska Salmon Day?
Watch this short clip from our first-ever #AKSalmonDay on August 10, 2016 and share it on social media to spread the word!