Eliza Klein

Eliza Klein (she/her) is the Clean Energy Program Manager on WE ACT for Environmental Justice’s New York Policy Team. In this role, she works with community organizations across the city to set up a NYSERDA Clean Energy Hub. The Hub will support a just transition for affordable housing in Manhattan, helping buildings move away from fossil fuels and connecting Manhattan residents on the frontlines of climate change to green jobs. Prior to joining WE ACT, Eliza worked on the Climate & Resiliency Team at the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board (UHAB), an organization that builds and sustains tenant-owned cooperatives and tenant associations in NYC. At UHAB, she supported affordable co-ops in going solar and electrifying, organized co-op residents around housing, climate, and economic justice, and worked with Rep. Jamaal Bowman’s office to introduce federal legislation to fund green retrofits for affordable housing. She also worked on the Public Power and Climate Works for All campaigns to win the just and livable future New Yorkers, and all people, deserve. Eliza earned her bachelor’s degree from Williams College, where she led a fossil fuel divestment campaign to demand the College end its investments in coal, oil, and gas companies.

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