Building Power in the Environmental Movement Series: BIPOC Attorneys on Careers in Environmental Law

Hear first-hand from BIPOC attorneys who have forged exciting careers in environmental law, discussing the challenges they faced, the advice or help they received along the way, and the recommendations they have for new attorneys interested in exploring a career in environmental law.

Opening Remarks:
Sam Sankar
, Senior Vice President of Programs,Earthjustice

Marisa Blackshire, Senior Director, Environmental Compliance and EH&S, Bloom Energy
Courtney Bowie, Managing Attorney, Northeast Office of Earthjustice
Jonathan O Nwagbaraocha, Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability Counsel & Compliance Leader, Xerox Corporation
Roy D. Prather III, Principal, Beveridge & Diamond PC

Adriane Alicea, Deputy Director, Green 2.0

Sponsoring Committee: 
Environmental Law, Bethany Davis Noll and Margaret Barry,  Co-Chairs

Cosponsoring Committee:
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Matthew Morningstar and Robert Marchman, Co-Chairs

Cosponsoring Organizations:

New York City Bar Office for Diversity and Inclusion
Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at NYU Law School
Green 2.0
Institute for Policy Integrity
Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
State Energy & Environmental Impact Center at NYU Law School

NLI and HBCU Schools:
Albany Law School
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Brooklyn Law School
Columbia Law School
CUNY School of Law
David A. Clarke School of Law 
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
Duke University School of Law
Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University
Florida A&M College of Law
Fordham University School of Law
Howard University School of Law
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra
New York Law School
New York University School of Law
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Rutgers Law School
Seton Hall University School of Law
Southern University Law Center
St. John’s University School of Law 
Syracuse University College of Law
Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
University of Connecticut School of Law
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
University of San Diego School of Law
Yale Law School

Building Power in the Environmental Movement Series:
Part 3: Environmental Justice and New York’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act

Past Recording:
Tracking Progress on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Environmental Law