Nevada Environmental Justice Coalition

Families to Discuss Legislative Priorities and Excessive Heat with Legislators

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES: February 25th,2023CONTACTS: Angel Sandoval, 702-610-6574,


Nevada Legislators and Environmentalists to Discuss How Excessive Heat is Affecting Workers and Other Legislative Priorities

Personal stories of workers and families impacted by climate change to be shared during the meeting 

Today Saturday, February 25, 2023 1:00PM PT

Tacotarian Mexican Restaurant 

1130 S Casino Center Blvd #170, 

Las Vegas, NV 89104

LAS VEGAS, NV – This afternoon the Nevada Environmental Justice Coalition will host elected officials to discuss what is on the agenda this 2023 Legislative Session in regards to securing clean air and water for Nevada.

The Legislators will hear the stories of Nevadans that are being directly affected by climate change. State Senator Edgar Flores will be one of the panelists alongside Vince Saavedra from the Southern NV Building Trades, Erika Castro from PLAN, Assemblywoman Lesley Cohen and LV City Councilwoman Olivia Diaz to provide information and answer questions the public might have about getting involved. Participants will also learn how to get involved to support environmental issues and bills during the Legislative session. 

###ABOUT Nevada Environmental Justice Coalition: The Nevada Environmental Justice Coalition is a network of organizations committed to ensuring that equity, justice, and sustainability are brought into governmental decision-making in the face of climate change. We implement this by discussing the impacts of a disrupted climate, sharing information, and coordinating strategies and tactics to create meaningful solutions to the challenges we face. Our goal is to encourage equitable growth, improved corporate business models, and responsible planning at all levels and to  address climate change and apply an intersectional approach to addressing the challenges and finding meaningful solutions;