Colin in the News: Environmental issues take center stage at November meeting


Colin in the News: From The La Mesa Courier - Environmental issues take center stage at November meeting:

The members and guests of La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club (LMFDC) have a real treat in store for their Wednesday, Nov. 4 meeting. An expert and newsworthy panel of five environmental activists will speak to our group about topics touching local, regional and national efforts to curb greenhouse gasses and promote sustainable living choices....

Parent is an East County native and graduate of NYU Law School, and the University of California, San Diego. Parent served on the Jerry Brown for Governor 2010 campaign and was appointed by Governor Brown as the Director of External Affairs for the California Department of Housing and Community Development. Prior to working for Governor Brown, he practiced law for three years as a commercial litigator at the San Diego office of the international law firm of DLA Piper US LLP. During 2013 and 2014, he served as the Director of Policy at the San Diego Housing Commission. Parent is a serial social entrepreneur in San Diego. He co-founded the San Diego Leadership Alliance, an organization that trains young San Diegans to be equipped for civic leadership. As a board member of the League of Conservation Voters San Diego, he chaired the first ever coalition to grade the environmental records of elected officials in the city of San Diego.


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