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Catalyst Miami Anti-Poverty Summit


The South Florida region is one of the most vulnerable to climate change in the world. This one-day summit will bring together diverse individuals and organizations to understand how climate impacts our communities and to present concrete, on the ground initiatives and resources that can improve community resilience while expanding green jobs and economic security.

Keynote Speaker: Colette Pichon Battle, Esq., Executive Director, Gulf Coast Center for Law and Policy

Some of our invited and confirmed guests and speakers include:
Jainey Bavishi, White House Council on Environmental Quality
Carlos Gimenez, Mayor, Miami-Dade County
Philip Levine, Mayor, City of Miami Beach
Tomas Regalado, Mayor, City of Miami
Oliver Gilbert, Mayor, City of Miami Gardens
James Murley, Chief Resilience Officer, Miami-Dade County Office of Sustainability
Daniella Levine Cava, Commissioner, Miami-Dade County
Cindy Lerner, Mayor, Village of Pinecrest
Caroline Lewis, Executive Director, The CLEO Institute
Greg Guannel, Urban Conservation Director, The Nature Conservancy

The following day, join us at Citizens for a Better South Florida’s hands-on habitat restoration project in Virginia Key.


Temple Israel
137 NE 19th St
Miami, FL  33132
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