The Promise and Progress Towards A Green New Deal for Boston



Members of Boston’s Green New Deal Coalition have partnered with Northeastern’s Climate Justice & Sustainability Hub to host an Open Classroom discussing the promise and progress towards Boston’s Green New Deal. Speakers include the City of Boston’s Green New Deal Director, Oliver Sellers-Garcia, members of the Boston GND Coalition, and Leah Bamberger, Director of the Hub at Northeastern. Join us afterward for food, conversation, and to learn more about the Coalition’s member organizations!


Please Note: Reserving a “Ticket” on eventbrite serves as a RSVP for the reception held after the Open Classroom


Date & Time:

Wednesday, November 9th, 2022

Open Classroom Discussion: 6:00pm-7:30pm

In-Person Reception: 7:30pm-9:00pm



Northeastern University Admissions Visitor Center (West Village F)

40 Leon St, Boston, MA 02115

For detailed directions from nearby public transit stops, see the maps below


We are thrilled to host the following speakers:

Oliver Sellers-Garcia, Green New Deal Director, City of Boston

Trinh Nguyen, Chief of Worker Empowerment and Director of the Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development, City of Boston

Kannan Thiruvengadam, Director of Eastie Farm, Boston Community Preservation Committee Member, Member of Boston Green New Deal Coalition

Leah Bamberger, CJ & Sustainability Hub Director at Northeastern, formerly led Providence’s Climate Justice Plan

Dr. Daniel Faber, Director of the Northeastern Environmental Justice Research Collaborative, Member of Boston Green New Deal Coalition


About this Event

As part of Northeastern’s Open Classroom series, Boston’s Green New Deal Coalition and the Global Center for Climate Justice are partnering with the Northeastern University Climate Justice & Sustainability Hub to bring you a conversation with key organizers and city officials working towards making Boston a Green New Deal city.


This is an opportunity for members of the public, Boston’s communities and the Northeastern community to learn more about how we build on Mayor Wu’s Green New Deal Plan for Boston. We cordially invite local community members, activists, and members of the Northeastern community to join us for this conversation and reception. Come with your questions, insights and ideas!


The Open Classroom discussion will be hybrid (in-person and also live streamed here).

If you’ll be attending in person, please be sure to register so we can get an accurate headcount for refreshments provided during the reception – thank you!


What is an Open Classroom?

The Open Classroom refers to a semester-long class that is open to the public. This fall, the theme of the class is “Environment and Justice in the Human Landscape”. They often bring in local planners, activists, and academics to share their expertise and insights on an issue. All classes are free. This GND event is November 9th’s class.



Join us after the Open Classroom discussion for food and conversation. The reception is an opportunity for attendees to connect with government officials, coalition members, activists, and local community members.


Nov 09 2022


6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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