Clean and Fair Economy Summit

Across the country, labor, business, environmental, economic and environmental justice, and civic leaders are working toward climate solutions, economic justice and securing shared prosperity. Go West! on September 14 and 15 and help us build an unstoppable blue-green movement at the Clean and Fair Economy Summit in Olympia, WA.

NOTE: Agenda is not final and changes may be made. 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

6:00 – 7:30 p.m. – Registration opens

7:00 – 8:30 p.m. – Welcome Reception and film screening of Battle in Seattle

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

8:00 – 10:30 a.m. – Registration and networking

10:30 a.m. – noon – Opening Plenary

Noon – 1:00 p.m. – Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. – Breakout Session I

  • Climate Change Solutions in the West: Principles, Lessons and Policy Recommendations for Effective and Equitable
  • Energizing the Future: Using Clean Energy, Storage and Efficiency to Reduce Emissions
  • More than a Drop in the Bucket: How Water and Transportation Infrastructure Can Create Clean and Thriving Communities
  • Making it Personal: Storytelling as a Tool to Achieve Policy Wins
    Center for Story Based Strategy (Noon – 2:45 p.m.)

2:45 – 3:00 p.m. – Break

3:00 – 4:45 p.m. – Breakout Session II

  • How the West is Winning Climate: Principles, Lessons and Policy Recommendations for Effective and Equitable Climate Policy
  • Energizing the Future: Using Clean Energy, Storage and Efficiency to Reduce Emissions
  • More than a Drop in the Bucket: How Water and Transportation Infrastructure Can Create Clean and Thriving Communities
  • Workers on the Front Lines: Union Members Fighting Climate Change

4:45 – 5:00 p.m. – Break

5:00 – 5:30 p.m. – Group debrief

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. – Break (there will be a networking area near the pool and live stage story telling available during this time)

6:30 – 8:30 p.m. – Awards Reception and entertainment

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

9:00 – 9:20 a.m. – Morning kickoff

9:30 – 11:15 a.m. – Training and Strategy Sessions

  • Trading Opportunities: How NAFTA Renegotiation Can Jumpstart Fair Trade Deals
  • Keeping it Local: Activating Local Climate Justice Leaders
  • Building it Right: Ensuring Infrastructure Investments Create Quality Jobs and Use Sustainable Funding
  • Telling your Tale: Recording Stories to Achieve Shared Goals

12:00 – 12:30 p.m. – Lunch (box lunches available)

12:30 – 2:30 p.m. – Field trips and side meetings

  • Trip to Centralia Massacre site.
    See the mural and history, and have a discussion about America’s current and changing energy landscape.
  • Trip to Lott Water Treatment Center
    Tour water treatment and LEED building, including focus on water conservation and creating union jobs.
  • Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy Committee Meeting

3:30 p.m. – Summit concludes.