Nathaly Agosto Filión describes herself as an urban sustainability champion, environmental justice advocate, and climate change practitioner who works to address inequities and harms in communities of color. Regarding action on climate change, Nathaly knows that the momentum we create at local and state levels bubbles up into national and international decisions. As the former Chief Sustainability Officer for the City of Newark, Nathaly describes how important it was to be on the inside of city processes and collaborate with colleagues to address the real needs of people outside of City Hall. Nathaly currently serves as the Deputy Climate Resilience Officer for New Jersey and collaborates with others at the local, state, and federal levels to accelerate statewide climate resilience policies and programs. She is also on the steering committee of the Newark Green Team. Nathaly is helping the world become a better, more sustainable place by connecting community champions and government officials to advance environmental justice.
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—Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Nathaly Agosto Filión: Identity as a Climate Superpower
Identity as a Climate Superpower