Breaking the Green Ceiling: Empowering People of Color in the Environmental Sector

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Thursday, March 31, 2016

In partnership with Environmental Professionals of Color- Seattle and sponsored by Seattle’s Equity and Environment Initiative, the Environmental Leadership Program hosted a facilitated workshop on March 1, 2016 to explore the challenges in professional growth for people of color in the environmental sector as well as generate community-identified solutions. People of color thinking about exploring careers in the environmental sector as well as those who currently have careers in the environmental sector; entry level to senior level positions attended this event and shared their experience and expertise to come up with community based solutions to inspire and make equitable change towards inclusive workplace culture and career pathways for people of color in the environmental field.