President, New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Vincent Alvarez President of New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO Vincent Alvarez was elected as the New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO’s (NYCCLC) first full-time President and first Latino President in 2011 and was re-elected in 2015 and 2019. He had previously served as Assistant Legislative Director of the NYS AFL-CIO, and as…

President and Executive Director, Climate Jobs National Resource Center

Mike Fishman President and Executive Director of the Climate Jobs National Resource Center Mike Fishman is the former Secretary-Treasurer of Service Employees International Union (SEIU). Before serving SEIU at the national level, Mike served four terms as President of SEIU Local 32BJ, the largest property service union in the country representing 140,000 doormen, cleaners, security…

John Podesta, Founder and Member of the Board of Directors, Center for American Progress

John Podesta Founder and a member of the Board of Directors for the Center for American Progress John Podesta served as counselor to President Barack Obama, where he was responsible for coordinating the administration’s climate policy and initiatives. In 2008, he served as co-chair of President Obama’s transition team. John previously served as White House chief…

Executive Director of Labor Leading on Climate Initiative, Worker Institute at Cornell University

Lara Skinner Executive Director of The Worker Institute at Cornell and leads the institute’s Labor Leading on Climate Initiative Lara Skinner’s research, writing, and labor education work focuses on the intersection of job creation, economic development, and climate protection. She began her career in labor working with Oregon’s Farmworkers Union (Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del…