Conversation – Climate Talks NOW – Paris to Austin to ??? (2:45pm)
A delegation of Austin went to Paris in December to join the climate talks, along with leaders from all over the world. What’s next? Bringing it home to Austin and the next steps in saving the planet.
Bee Moorhead, Executive Director of Texas Impact, Executive Director of Texas Interfaith Center for Public Policy
Bee Moorhead is the executive director of Texas Impact, a position she has held since has been 2000. She is also the executive director of the Texas Interfaith Center for Public Policy,
Under her leadership, Texas Impact and the Interfaith Center have earned state and national recognition for work on interfaith education and community leadership development. Texas Impact has received two awards of merit from the Religion Communicators Council for outstanding publications. Radian 6 named Texas Impact one of the most influential Twitter feeds of the 82nd Texas legislative session.
Bee previously served as a senior fiscal policy analyst for the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts where she helped to lead the nationally known Texas Performance Review, providing members of the Legislature with numerous recommendations for strengthening state government and state services, many of which are now law. She was the architect of ‚ÄúFamily Pathfinders,‚Äù a unique initiative linking families on public assistance with faith and community-based organizations.
Elvia Sarai Hernandez is a senior studying business at Huston-Tillotson University located in Austin, Texas. She is Co-Chair of Green is the New Black, a student ran environmental organization. GITNB aims to educated communities around as well as the student body about sustainability. Her goal is to get many individuals to participate in the Eco diversity movement. Each and everyone one of us can make a difference.