Climate Emergency Mobilization Commission

CEMC BACKGROUND

The Mayor and Council appointed the Climate Emergency Mobilization Commission to advise the City Council and Mayor in the creation of Equitable Climate Policies. The CEMC members include equitable representation from: 1) the top 10% CalEnviroScreen pollution burdened areas of LA, 2) Youth, 3) Labor, 4) Tribal leadership, and 5) Climate-Health experts. The CEMC is focused on innovating equity centered Climate Policy.

  • The CEMC consists of 19 voting members, seven representing the most vulnerable areas of LA that are in the top 10% pollution-burdened segment per CalEnviroScreen Data and was launched June 28, 2022.   
  • This Commission’s Executive Director is Marta Segura, the Director of CEMO.
  • The Climate Emergency Mobilization Commission was established as per Ordinance no. 187126 dated August 8, 2021, by the LA City Council and Mayor, Chapter 35, Division 22 of the Administrative Code.

CEMC MEETING INFORMATION

  • Regular meetings will be held virtually, on 3rd Tuesdays at 1:00 PM.
  • The Climate Emergency Mobilization Commission will meet virtually until further notice to minimize risk and exposure to COVID-19.
  • Members of the public are invited to listen to Commission meetings via phone by calling 1-669-900-6833. Members of the public may also provide written comments for the next meeting. Written comments will be submitted for the record.
  • We also will livestream on YouTube.

DIAL IN & ZOOM INFORMATION:

Virtual Meeting — Dial by Phone: (669) 900-6833
Zoom Meeting ID: 928 7095 8675

Members of the public who wish to offer verbal public comment should dial 1 669 900 6833 and use Meeting ID No. 928 7095 8675 followed by the # (pound sign). Participants will be asked to press the # (pound sign) again to continue. During virtual meetings, all attendees are automatically muted upon entry. To give public comment, use the RAISE HAND function by pressing *9 on your phone’s keypad. Press *6 to unmute your call. Please state your name every time you speak, for the benefit of captioners, interpreters, and attendees.

CEMC AGENDAS & RECORDS

Commissioners

NAME & ROLE ON COMMISSION PER ORDINANCE NO. 187126:

  • Jacquelyn Badejo, President, First geographically distinct communities member
  • Antonio Sanchez, First Vice President, Organized labor member
  • Daniel Ferguson, Second Vice President, Third climate change/air quality, toxics, and/or workforce policy expert member
  • Alfonso Directo, Jr., Seventh geographically distinct communities member
  • Jocelyn Duarte, Chair of the ECCEJR Committee member
  • Dora Frietze-Armenta, Sixth geographically distinct communities member
  • Michelle Gutierrez, Second youth member
  • Jill Johnston, First climate change/air quality, toxics, and/or workforce policy expert member
  • Luis Angel Martinez, Fifth geographically distinct communities member
  • Michael Martinez, Second geographically distinct communities member
  • Lindsay Rose Medoff, Small Business owner member
  • Monica Mejia, Fourth geographically distinct communities member
  • Oscar Monge, Third geographically distinct communities member
  • Rudy Ortega, Jr., Indigenous Fernandeno-Tataviam Band of Mission Indians member
  • Imelda Padilla, President of the City Council member
  • Ross Zelen, Second climate change/air quality, toxics, and/or workforce policy expert member

*DISCLAIMER:
The Climate Emergency Mobilization Commission is an independent committee that advises the Mayor and City Council. It is not advisory to and does not manage the Climate Emergency Mobilization Office, which operates separately under the Board of Public Works’ authority within the Department of Public Works. (Los Angeles Administrative Code, Sections 22.1500(a)(i), 22.1510(b), and 22.362(c) and (d).) The Commission’s website can be accessed through the Office of the City Clerk’s page.

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CONTACT US

200 N. Spring Street, Room 361
Los Angeles, CA 90012-4801

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