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Program Day

Date: Wednesday, Jun. 8
Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

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Meeting ID: 850 4372 3869
Passcode: LeadBoston


Our objectives are to

  • Understand inequities, challenges, and opportunities related to environmental justice in Boston.
  • Reflect on and discuss what work, resources, and tools are utilized or needed to drive change in the area of environmental justice.
  • Engage with fellow participants, facilitators, moderators, and/or guests in discussions, networking, and activities.
  • Name how environmental inequities relate to your workplace and what you could do to create a more inclusive organization.
  • 9:00 Welcome and opening
  • 9:30 Expert Speaker: Dr. Tracy A. Corley
  • 10:45 Discussion & Activity
  • **Break**
  • 12:00 June Leadership Commitment Prep Group
  • 1:00 Close
Module 4 Interrupting Patterns of Oppression

  • Complete Inclusive Communication Module 4 Interrupting Patterns of Oppression (7:55). As you watch the video, take notes and pause at the posed questions to write your own notes.
  • Once you’ve finished the video, share your response to the Post & Share question below.
    Post & Share: Write up a situation in which you interrupted a pattern. What did you do? How did it go? How do you feel about it? *Please protect privacy of individuals.
Expert Speakers

Dr. Tracy A. Corley, Director of Research and Partnerships, Conservation Law Foundation

Dr. Tracy A. Corley is the Director of Research and Partnerships at CLF, supporting scientific practices and partnerships across the organization. Tracy identifies areas where research and science can support active advocacy and litigation and also coordinates independent research related to climate change and environmental justice across New England. She brings experience in research, public policy, law, and conservation to her role and thrives on bringing people together to tackle the systemic issues that drive conservation and environmental justice.

Prior to joining CLF, Tracy served as the Transit-Oriented Development Fellow at MassINC, where she conducted research and convened stakeholders to promote equitable development in Massachusetts’ Gateway and regional cities. Her time at MassINC followed her mid-career graduate studies, when she researched the economic development potential of New England cities at the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy, then split her time between Boston and the German Rhineland investigating informal work in Germany’s skilled trades and crafts sector. She also has lived in Seattle, Washington, where she conducted strategic planning and coordinated a participatory research program for formerly incarcerated workers at Seattle Jobs Initiative; founded two consulting firms that helped advance clean technologies, sustainable development, and energy efficiency; and advocated for inclusive economic development as Vice-Chair of Small Business for the Seattle Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees. She has also worked as an architect and designer in Washington state and South Carolina.

Tracy holds a B.A. in Architecture from Clemson University and both an M.S. in Public Policy and a Ph.D. in Law and Public Policy from Northeastern University. She grew up on a farm in South Carolina, enjoys being out in nature, and believes that urban places can be regenerative for people and the planet. Outside of work, Tracy enjoys opera and museums, neighborhood bike rides with friends, and experiencing new places. She also writes, speaks, and teaches regularly.

Leadership Commitment Office Hours

Date: Wednesday, Jun. 29
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM