South Florida Climate, Jobs, Care, and Justice Virtual Town Hall Meeting

Shout out to everyone who came out for our Town Hall. See below for links, contact and other information.

Links, Contact, and Other Information

Infrastructure and Reconciliation

Seal the Deal Petition Seal the Deal Tweet Resource Document

Contacting Legislators

Rick Scott phone number: 202-224-5274 Marco Rubio phone number: 202-224-3041

Find your elected officials:

Town Hall Partner Organizations

350 South Florida

Broward for Progress

Broward Sierra

Political Committee

CLEO Institute

Climate Reality Boca Raton

Florida Rising:

Miami Workers Center

ReThink Energy Florida

WeCount! Social Media wecount_fl

Other Organizations

Amendments to the Florida Constitution

SE FL Regional Climate Compact

Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion Walk with Nick

Questions and Misc Info in the Chat

Re: Solar in schools bill not having moved, Margaret McGrath chatted:

The League of Women Voters connected with Marc Clinch, Chief Facilities Officer for Osceola County Public Schools. He has a fascinating presentation on high performance school buildings he is happy to share. Much of the way they achieved the first net zero school building was belt and suspenders ways to make the buildings airtight, then reduce the size of HVAC needed. He shared his email to share the knowledge:

Re: Heat-related regulations

Kim Ross chatted: Union of Concerned Scientists also just put out a report on outdoor workers and heat.

Susan Steinhauser chatted: NPR has had a number of segments about heat deaths throughout the state

Sheri Huffman chatted: Does anyone know if Amazon warehouses on Florida monitor heat levels and the effect on its workers?

Posted in the Q&A: Are we mandating employers who hire outdoor workers to proactively offer protection?

Erik chatted: Pentagon has acknowledged climate change as a national security issue - recently reiterated in a new statement

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