Executive Director of the Museo de Arte de Ponce Participates as a Speaker at the first conference of the America is All In Coalition
Ponce – The Executive Director of the Museo de Arte de Ponce, Alejandra Peña-Gutiérrez, participated in the conference organized by the America is All In coalition that, together with officials of the Biden – Harris Administration, seeks to implement a participatory plan for the protection of the environment and the economic rehabilitation of the United States.
“Museums can play a decisive role in the implementation of a cultural change to address the problem of climate change. Our institutions are inclusive spaces, capable of facilitating dialogue on a wide variety of issues of social interest, let’s make climate change one of them,” said the Museum’s Executive Director, who participated in the forum “Community Resilience and Prosperity.”
The coalition is comprised of leaders from the private enterprise, industry and civic institutions, which with the support of the U.S. Federal Government will work to achieve the Biden–Harris Administration’s recently announced commitment to reduce toxic emissions by 50 to 52 percent by 2030.
The conference was also attended by Michael R. Bloomberg, UN Special Envoy; Gina McCarthy, National Climate Advisor; ChikeAguh, Chief Innovation Officer at the U.S. Department of Labor; Katy Castor, Chairman of the House Committee on Climate Crisis; Brenda Mallory, Chairman of the White House Committee on Environmental Quality and Jay Inslee, Governor of Washington State, among other personalities. In addition, topics such as racial and environmental justice; and public health were also discussed.