Tuesday, December 17, 2019 2:00 PM ~ 3:00 PM ET

A green economy is one in which forces of economic growth are aligned with economic sustainability and responsibility. NYEC released "Principles for Green Economy Legislation and Investment" and new webpage found here to guide work.

Description

Green jobs, which are aligned with the ultimate end of a green economy, are poised at current growth rates to grow by 10 million jobs in the United States over the coming years. Investing in the green economy’s workforce offers our field an opportunity to change the career outlook for opportunity youth as well as, equitably and sustainably transform our society.

Call Objectives

  • Overview of 2019 discussions and convenings done by NYEC and national partners around the green economy
  • Discussion of our values and principles for green economy related legislation
  • Share our outlook for federal legislation and action around advancing the green economy’s workforce
  • Get feedback and discuss ways to increase youth participation in the green economy and environmentalism

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