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Building Climate Resilience

 Schedule At-A-Glance 

DoubleTree Hotel Portland

1000 NE Multnomah St, Portland, OR 97232

8:00 - 8:50 AM

9:00 - 9:35 AM

9:40 - 10:40 AM

10:40 - 11:00 AM

11:00 - 12:00 PM

12:00 - 1:00 PM

1:00 - 2:00 PM

2:05 - 3:05 PM

3:10 - 4:10 PM

4:10 - 4:45 PM

4:45 - 5:00 PM

5:00 - 6:00 PM

Check-In & Breakfast

Welcome Activity 

Main Stage Speaker: Laura Pulido 


 Breakout Session #1 

Lunch + Writing Activity

Panel Discussion 

Main Stage Speaker: Marisol Cortez 

 Breakout Session #2 

Break + Writing Activity

Closing Session

Celebration/Booths/Artist Visits

 Thursday, June 8th 

 Meet the Main Stage Speakers 

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Marisol Cortez

A nepantlera rooted in South Texas, Marisol Cortez is a creative writer, educator, and scholar whose work is grounded in decolonial and Chicanx movements for justice and earth protection.

Laura Pulido

Laura Pulido is the Collins Chair and Professor of Indigenous, Race, & Ethnic Studies and Geography at the University of Oregon where she studies race, environmental justice, and cultural memory.

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Tony DeFalco

Tony DeFalco is the Executive Director of Latino Network, where he and his team work to positively transform the lives of Latinx youth and families in education, leadership, and civic engagement in Oregon.

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Laura Navar

A lover of life and nature, Laura works to engage families and youth in urban communities to build a diverse base of leaders and advocates who support NPCA's local and national campaigns.

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Itzia Mejia Barragan

Itzia Mejia Barragan and a group of WSU Mariposas Poderosas will lead us through a reflective writing exercise throughout the conference. 

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Cheyenne Holliday

Cheyenne collaborated on and co-authored the Oregon Water Futures Report which facilitated a series of conversations with Native, Latinx, Black, and various migrant communities across the state.

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Jaimes Valdez

Jaimes Valdez, who has called the Pacific Northwest home since he was 10 years old, serves as Manager of Strategic Partnerships and Policy at the Portland Clean Energy Fund (PCEF).

Consuelo Saragoza

Consuelo Saragoza retired from Multnomah County Health in 2017. She spent two years working for National Crittenton, who advocates for socially economic and political justice with and for  young women and gender expansive young people. 

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