Repair America Panel Discussion in Grand Rapids, MI

All communities are facing more extreme weather. We must do more to prepare our infrastructure and make the right investments that also create good jobs in order to help us face this new reality.

As an advisor on President Obama’s Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, Mayor George Heartwell is already helping to lead the way on how communities prepare for climate change. Come join this discussion about spurring growth in clean energy and energy efficiency, upgrading our infrastructure to be
prepared for climate impacts, and the need to reduce carbon pollution that is driving our climate to change.

Featured Speaker Susan Hedman, EPA Region 5 Administrator

Panel discussion to follow:
• Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell
• D. Michael Langford, National President, Utility Workers Union of America
• Anne Woiwode, Michigan Chapter Director, Sierra Club
• Mike Williams, Vice President for Development and Corporate Initiatives, BlueGreen Alliance

Wednesday, September 17 at 2:00 p.m.
Grand Valley State University
Old Bicycle Factory, 2nd Floor
201 Front Ave., SW, Grand Rapids, MI
Event parking is available in the Watson parking lot

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