Climate Jobs PDX is a project of Portland Jobs with Justice that works to be part of the solution to the climate crisis through a focus on jobs that help create and provide a just transition away from fossil fuels in a way that particularly benefits those POC, immigrant, low income, and indigenous communities that have been most affected the climate crisis and its causes.
The Climate Jobs PDX project has played important roles in campaigns such as winning the Portland Clean Energy Fund. At the Climate Strike event in Portland, Climate Jobs PDX hosted workshops on the effects of climate crisis on workers, job creation to combat the crisis, and union supported just transition legislation. The committee has held successful Labor 101 trainings for environmental groups and have held the line for the environmental efforts to be pro-Labor, including a Community Solar project! Climate Jobs has inserted Labor’s voice on both the COVID-19 and Climate Emergency declaration passed by City Council. The committee also moved Portland Jobs with Justice to endorse the Green Stimulus, which calls for COVID-19 relief and stimulus packages to contribute to a Just Recovery.
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Climate Jobs PDX meets on the third Wednesday of each month. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Portland JwJ meetings will be held via video or conference call until further notice.
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