A Path to Economic Prosperity, Climate-Resilient Homes, and Healthy Communities
In the journey toward an inclusive clean energy economy, BIPOC, underserved, and frontline communities hold the keys to both economic prosperity and climate-resilient living. By engaging homeowners on climate-friendly upgrades, bolstering minority contractors as trusted community advocates, and providing essential workforce training, we can usher in a sustainable future.
Join us to explore how these initiatives not only enhance economic prospects but also build heatheir homes better equipped to withstand the challenges of climate change.
About Your Speaker
As executive director of EnerCity Collaborative, James works with youth and adult construction-training programs, community-based organizations, and other nonprofits to help professionals find careers in weatherization, residential energy auditing, deep-energy retrofitting, and net-zero building to ensure that BIPOC communities have equitable access to healthy, sustainable, and energy-efficient housing.
James leverages his 13+ years of experience as a building scientist to guide his passions on teaching professionals about energy efficiency and bridging the gap between the medical industry and the built environment.