FEBRUARY 17: Senator Lena Gonzalez to Host Press Conference Announcing Introduction of Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill to Advance California Climate Goals

Sacramento, Calif. – On February 17, 2022, Senator Lena A. Gonzalez (D-Long Beach) will host a virtual press conference announcing a new bill in her legislative package for the 2022 legislative session. Senator Gonzalez will discuss her bill on fossil fuel divestment, a bill that seizes the momentum of the worldwide divestment movement and continues the bold and progressive actions that California must take to address climate change.

WHAT: Senator Lena Gonzalez and supporting organizations, including Fossil Free California, Youth vs Apocalypse and the California Faculty Association will share about the fossil fuel divestment bill and how it will stand with communities in the face of dangerous fossil fuel pollution and fires across California.

WHEN: Thursday, February 17th at 11:30 a.m. PST

WHERE: This event will be held on Zoom. Media must RSVP to receive a link to participate in the event and ask questions. To RSVP email Leoda.Valenzuela@sen.ca.gov by 9:00 a.m. on February 17, 2022.

WHO: Senator Lena Gonzalez, Representing the 33rd Senate District; Miriam Eide, Coordinating Director, Fossil Free California; Kevin Wehr, Board Member, California Faculty Association; Raven Fonseca Jensen, Member, Youth vs Apocalypse