Past Event

The Fight for Climate Justice and Our Rights to a Safe Future

February 28, 2024
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
International Affairs Building, 420 W. 118 St., New York, NY 10027 Lehman Suite, IAB Room 406

The Eric H. Holder Jr. Initiative for Civil and Political Rights Student Advisory Board is pleased to invite you to the first installment of “The Politics We Imagine” Conversation Series. We will be joined by Professors Michael Gerrard and Sheila Foster in a panel discussion on recent litigation for climate rights and environmental justice efforts in the US and beyond. 


  • Michael Gerrard, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice in the Faculty of Law; Director of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School 
  • Sheila Foster, Professor of Law and Public Policy, Georgetown University; Visiting Professor of Climate, Columbia Climate School
  • Moderated by: Nicolas Lama CC'24, Holder Initiative Student Advisory Board Co-Chair

This event is co-sponsored by the Lehman Center for American History.


Refreshments will be served. 

Registration for this event is required.

Contact Information

The Holder Initiative