Maude Barlow will join Los Angeles, California Council member Paul Krekorian for a historic celebration as Los Angeles becomes the first major U.S. city to be declared a Blue Community. The City Council presentation will be followed by a symposium on water sustainability, accessibility and the future of water in Los Angeles featuring a panel of experts.
City Council Presentation, 10 AM
John Ferraro Council Chambers
Water Sustainability Symposium, 1 PM
Tom Bradley Tower Room, 26th Floor
Los Angeles City Hall, 200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Featured Panelists will include:
- Mayor Eric Garcetti, City of Los Angeles
- Maude Barlow, National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians and Founder of the Blue Community Project
- Rich Harasick, Senior Assistant General Manager of the Water System for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
- Rita Kampalath, Sustainability Program Director of the LA County Chief Sustainability Office
- Camille Pannu, Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Community Economic Development Clinic
- Katy Young Yaroslavsky, Deputy for the Environment and Arts for the Office of Supervisor Sheila Kuehl
- Martha Dina Arguello, Executive Director for Physicians for Social Responsibility Los Angeles
- Evelyn Wendel, Founder and Executive Director of WeTap
For more information or to RSVP for the event, visit www.paulkrekorian.org/bluecommunityla.