Building Just Ecosystems: How the Social Sector Can Advance Climate Justice


Barr Foundation, 2 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA, 02110

With climate change on everyone’s mind, it’s important to prioritize equity. This means being intentional about how our environmental work, and the burden of doing that work, impacts communities. Join us for an interactive panel discussion for nonprofits and funders who are either involved in climate justice work already, or are interested in learning more about it. We will discuss challenges and emergent opportunities to advance climate justice work, as well as how to center grassroots nonprofits and the communities they serve. The event will consist of an interactive panel conversation, table discussions, and time for networking.


Kalila Barnett, Senior Program Officer for Climate Resilience, Barr Foundation
Kate Grundy, Executive Director of Devonshire Foundation
Eddie Rosa, Director of Community Programs, Groundwork Lawrence
Marissa Zampino, Community Organizer, Mystic River Watershed Association

COVID Safety and Accessibility

We will not be requiring masks but SIF will have extra masks available at the event if anyone would like one. We encourage attendees to do what feels most comfortable to them.

The Social Innovation Forum strives to be accessible, inclusive, and diverse at all of our events. Please contact Aditi Dholakia, to request any accommodations. Advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility needs.