The U.S. Department of Energy's Justice Week 2023: Equity Empowered is a five-day hybrid event dedicated to empowering each other to move toward a more equitable, clean, and just energy future. Join us Monday, October 30th  through Friday, November 3rd to learn more. 

 

 

 

 

View the full agenda for DOE’s Justice Week 2023: Equity Empowered. 

Join us Monday, October 30, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET for Equity Portfolio Day to discuss two key equity and environmental justice executive orders- Executive Order 13985 and Executive Order 14091 executed by the Biden-Harris Administration.  

This day focuses on the advancements made by the DOE in relation to equity and justice. Highlights of the agenda include an equity in procurement townhall, a panel discussion about Community Benefits Plans implementation featuring CEO’s and community listening sessions.​

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Join us Monday, October 30, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET for Equity Portfolio Day to discuss two key equity and environmental justice executive orders- Executive Order 13985 and Executive Order 14091 executed by the Biden-Harris Administration. This day focuses on the advancements made by the DOE in relation to equity and justice. Highlights of the agenda include an equity in procurement townhall, a panel discussion about Community Benefits Plans implementation featuring CEO’s and community listening sessions.​
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Join us Tuesday, October 31, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET for Justice40 Day to take a closer look at the Justice40 Initiative and discuss the milestones achieved thus far. We will also talk about the benefits of data analysis to address equity challenges and share information about the intergovernmental efforts around Justice40 implementation.

Justice40 Day focuses on understanding Justice40 Initiative metrics and accountability measures. ED experts will share best practices for Justice40 Initiative implementation and address the significance of data transparency in energy justice accountability.

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Join us Tuesday, October 31, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET for Justice40 Day to take a closer look at the Justice40 Initiative and discuss the milestones achieved thus far. We will also talk about the benefits of data analysis to address equity challenges and share information about the intergovernmental efforts around Justice40 implementation. Justice40 Day focuses on understanding Justice40 Initiative metrics and accountability measures. ED experts will share best practices for Justice40 Initiative implementation and address the significance of data transparency in energy justice accountability.
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Join us Wednesday, November 1, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET for Energy Justice Day to learn about DOE’s energy justice initiatives and better understand the challenges and barriers that energy justice stakeholders face. 

Energy Justice Day focuses on showcasing DOE’s community engagement efforts. Highlights to include an interagency panel on 48e and a discussion around equitable building decarbonization discussing many of the issues people face from energy burden to energy insecurity and power outages. 

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Join us Wednesday, November 1, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET for Energy Justice Day to learn about DOE’s energy justice initiatives and better understand the challenges and barriers that energy justice stakeholders face. Energy Justice Day focuses on showcasing DOE’s community engagement efforts. Highlights to include an interagency panel on 48e and a discussion around equitable building decarbonization discussing many of the issues people face from energy burden to energy insecurity and power outages.
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Join us Thursday, November 2, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.ET for MSI and MBE Day to learn how Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) and Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) fully participate in DOE programs. 

MSI and MBE Day focuses on ways to engage the next generation of MSI Science, Engineering, Technology and Math (STEM) students and to highlight available DOE funding opportunities for MBEs.  The new energy transition requires a highly skilled and diverse workforce to meet the Biden-Harris Administration’s equity goals. 

Programming includes current opportunities for MBE’s, a workforce panel featuring minority business owners and small breakouts sessions with representatives from the Small Business Administration, Minority Business Development Agency, and Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization. 

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Join us Thursday, November 2, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.ET for MSI and MBE Day to learn how Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) and Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) fully participate in DOE programs. MSI and MBE Day focuses on ways to engage the next generation of MSI Science, Engineering, Technology and Math (STEM) students and to highlight available DOE funding opportunities for MBEs. The new energy transition requires a highly skilled and diverse workforce to meet the Biden-Harris Administration’s equity goals. Programming includes current opportunities for MBE’s, a workforce panel featuring minority business owners and small breakouts sessions with representatives from the Small Business Administration, Minority Business Development Agency, and Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization.
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Executive Order 14035, “Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in the Federal Workforce”
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Executive Order 13985, “Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government”
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Executive Order 14091, “Further Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government”
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