4/29 Briefing Kicks Off “Good Economy Day of Action” Hosted by Black, Latino & Asian/Pacific Legislative Caucuses & Greenlining Institute

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell)

SACRAMENTO – Black, Latino and Asian American business leaders will join with legislators and advocates Wednesday morning for a legislative briefing on the impact of California climate change laws on their businesses and what needs to be done to maximize economic opportunities in the growing clean energy economy. Presenters will discuss existing climate laws AB 32 and SB 535, as well as the pending EmPower California Act, SB 865.

The briefing kicks off a full day of activities highlighting the importance of the clean energy economy to California’s ethnic businesses and communities of color. In the afternoon, attendees will hold individual meetings with legislators and staff, followed by a meeting at the governor’s office.

Members of the media are invited to attend the morning briefing. Please RSVP to Bruce Mirken at BruceM@greenlining.org.

WHAT: Legislative briefing for “The Good Economy Day of Action.”

WHO: Confirmed speakers include:

Representatives of multiple local and statewide ethnic chambers of commerce and business associations will also participate in the day’s activities. Spanish-speaking presenters will be available for interviews.

WHERE: Legislative Office Building, Room 100, 1020 N Street, Sacramento

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. – noon.