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AIALA GO! w/ Marta Segura, M.P.H.

March 18, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT

A roundtable discussion with Marta Segura, M.P.H.

This is a virtual meeting. Please register below to receive the Zoom link.

Please make plans to join us on March 18 (2pm) for a virtual “meet and greet” roundtable with Marta Segura – Director, Climate Emergency Mobilization Office (CEMO), City of Los Angeles.

This meeting will serve as an excellent opportunity for the AIA LA Government Outreach Committee (GO!) to learn more about the priorities and initiatives of CEMO and identify pro-active ways to help support. For 2021, AIA LA GO! we plan to coordinate similar meetings with numerous City of LA civic leaders and we will have a series of these confirmed soon.

Also, here’s an upcoming talk by STAND-LA, which will share insight into an important environmental justice initiative moving forward:

STAND-LA Virtual Town Hall & Toxic Tour (March 25, 6pm)



Marta Segura, M.P.H.Director, Climate Emergency Mobilization Office, City of Los Angeles

Segura is a strategic, resourceful environmental and health and justice advocate with a focus on social equity, appointed as the first-ever Climate Emergency Mobilization Director (CEMD). She is also a leading expert in community health and engagement and has worked directly with public, philanthropic, private, institutional and non-profit sectors to design, implement, and drive community and policy-driven programs that promote healthier and more engaged communities. Ms. Segura holds a Master’s of Public Health (MPH) from UCLA. She previously served as Program Officer for the California Endowment and the first Latina Program Director for UCLA-LOSH and Labor Center. She was the first Statewide Organizing Director in Los Angeles, for Communities for a Better Environment during its nascent years in Southern California, and was ultimately promoted to the role of Statewide Associate Director. She also worked in creating parks and open space in the early years of the Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust. Marta served on the L.A. City Planning Commission, and as the Chair of the Equity and Inclusion Board Committee at the Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters, as well as on the Board of the Southern California Leadership Network. Marta has broken many glass ceilings for her community, and served as a mentor to many, while consistently committing to building and connecting the voices that lead to healthier, thriving communities.

Marta is the daughter of cannery workers and knows all too well what it is like to grow up with childhood asthma, excessive air pollution living next to freeways, and segregated substandard schools, not unlike many frontline communities she collaborates with today. Segura also experienced housing displacement as a result of a project that demolished her entire neighborhood in San Jose.


March 18, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT
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